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228 ISSUE 222 SEPTEMBER MARCH 202019

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Editorial MARCH 2020 - ‘FALLAS AND SPRING IN VALENCIA’ 6 - INSIDER GUIDE FALLAS There’s really nothing more Valencian report in ‘VALENCIA MUSIC’ on multi8 - WHAT IS FALLAS? 10 - HARD ROCK CAFE 12 - SIMALÚ RESTAURANT 14 - FOOD 16 - ARMARIO STORE 17-32 MARCH LISTINGS 33 - VALENCIA STREET ART 34 - VALENCIA FOOTBALL 38 - 24/7 PARTY PEOPLE 40 - PHOTO ART 42 - VIRGINIA LAWYER 44 - ADRI CASTELLANOS 46 - VALENCIA MUSIC

than Fallas with Spring in bloom. Just for our readers, we have an ‘INSIDER GUIDE TO FALLAS’ written by veterans of this internationally renowned festival… with sound advice about how to get through it all!

instrumentalist ELA VIN’S impressive debut album.

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If you are looking for expert legal advice, we have an exclusive interview with VIRGINIA DE LA CUADRA GALERA. She is an ENGLISH Based just off Plaza Ayuntamiento, we SPEAKING SPANISH LAWYER and have an exclusive report on the famous based in Valencia. HARD ROCK CAFÉ of VALENCIA with their new menu and distinctive Enjoy our March 2020 listings of soundtrack & interior. Moving to the Arts Exhibitions & ‘Original Version’ historic centre, we explore the delights Cinema to get away from it all. Check of ‘SIMALÚ’, with its fusion of Peruvian out our recommended ‘Traditional & Mediterranean cuisine. Pubs’ to enjoy a good pint as well an extensive list of ‘Restaurants’ to In ‘SHOPPING’ we have a report on savour both local and international ‘THE ARMARIO STORE’ that is set in cuisine. the heart of Valencia… with good value prices on luxury brands including Dior, Have a great time in Valencia in Spring Louis Vuitton, Prada and more. and seize the day!

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INSIDER GUIDE FALLAS What a Fallero would say: What could be better than the fruits of the Valencian countryside, its palms and colourful flowers portrayed in the night sky of this majestic city? What a Fallero would never say: Not those caterpillars on parachutes again! Boring! Where’s my gin and tonic? Insider knowledge: Get yourself a good spot about half way down the Alameda on the Viveros side (the smoke always blows towards Avenida Aragon). Watch out for the unofficial firework wars in the riverbed before and after, they are not for the faint hearted,

INSIDER GUIDE FALLAS MASCLETÀ Daytime fireworks are a very Valencian contribution to the world of pyrotechnics. Forget about pretty pictures in the sky, this is all about noise, rhythm, the smell of gunpowder and having your bones thoroughly shaken by the ferocious aural assault of the finale. All this under blue spring skies, amongst a huge and expectant crowd in the Ayuntamiento as the excitement and tension builds while you await the opening salvoes. People love their loud bangs and air bombs round these parts. The pyrotechnician is loudly acclaimed and carried out on the shoulders of his fans at the end of a good show. What a Fallero would say: A sublime musical symphony, a celebration of Valencian culture in fire and smoke. What a Fallero would never say: Rhythm, my arse. That was just a random load of loud bangs. And you’re telling me I’ve stood in this square for forty-five minutes next to those loons in the straw Amstel hats for this? Insider knowledge: The Mascleta is best enjoyed after a few pre-bombardment beers and a plate of patatas bravas, but make sure you get into the square a good half an hour before it starts and get settled in somewhere near the post office building. There’s Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

a great view from there and you can usually get out pretty quick when it’s all over. Must see: Once you’ve seen the big one, try and see at least one mascleta at a barrio falla. Sat outside a bar with a beer, you can get closer, there are less people, and it feels just as ferocious and in some ways more authentic and, most importantly, you won’t be squashed up against those blokes in the Amstel hats. Don’t bother: If you are running late, don’t bother going. Save it for another day. Mascletas are meant to be experienced close up. There’s nothing worse than hearing it from round the corner without seeing or feeling it in all its glory. CASTILLO If you prefer your firework displays in the more traditional manner at night, you’ll see some of the best you’ve ever seen at Fallas (honestly). This being Valencia they’ll also no doubt be the noisiest. Valencia’s top firework bods are in demand all over the world. Valencians have been responsible for the fireworks at Olympic closing ceremonies and the World Cup final in South Africa. They compete with each other to produce the fastest, most original and loudest explosions of light and sound with huge multi-coloured asteroids lighting up the Alameda and the faces of the oohing and aahing crowds.

Must see: Without doubt, the Nit del Foc on the night of the 18th. Don’t bother: No half measures, it’s impossible just to pop over ten minutes before. It’s got to be part of your plan for the evening. There’s no point watching it half obscured by some building, if you are going to go, get there early and wait. FOOD AND DRINK Valencia is especially famous for its rice dishes but it’s not that easy to get the best paella in Fallas. This is probably the worst time of year to eat in Valencia. Everywhere is packed out, prices go up, menus are reduced, quality goes down, the waiters and chefs are worn out. Buñuelos (basically deep fried doughnuts) stalls spring up all over the city where you can get the traditional Fallero breakfast of hot chocolate and “churros”. As for drinking, Valencia has no shortage of night spots and in Fallas they are all full and lively. If you are really desperate for a beer, you are never far away from a bloke selling cans of Steinberg out of a shopping trolley. What a Fallero would say: I’ve already eaten thanks, and anyway we’ve got a barbecue tonight at the Casal. What a Fallero would never say: Have you been frying those doughnuts in the same oil all week? Insider knowledge: Book yourself into a decent restaurant for at least one sit down meal. There are some excellent Photo by Víctor Aranda García


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tapas bars around Valencia for example. You’ll need a break from all those bocadillos on the hoof. Somewhere off the main thoroughfares and squares is probably your best bet. The barrio of Ruzafa might be a good starting point. Must see: If you get the chance, sign up for a paella competition at a Falla. Street party, good food, plenty to drink and guaranteed good fun, the paella is the least of it. As far as nightlife is concerned, you have to have at least few dodgy gin and lemons at a Verbena, that’s what it is all about after all. Don’t bother: Avoid those tourist trap expensive menus in the centre. Don’t spend all night in a bar, get out on the streets and get involved. THE FALLAS MONUMENTS The monuments are at the centre of the whole festival. Like huge three-dimensional saucy seaside postcards, their core purpose is to satirise life in the city or the neighbourhood, poking fun at politicians and celebrities in papier-mâché. There are more than 300 around the city, commissioned, and in some cases built, by the local neighbourhood fallas. They are divided into categories depending on how much money was spent on their construction. Monuments from the top division (Sección Especial) can cost up to 500,000 Euros. What a fallero would say: A true combination of art and wit. The fallas artist is the modern day Michelangelo for the people.

Photo by Víctor Aranda García

What a fallero would never say: few people in “traditional” Irish costume 500,000 euros just to burn it down (a big Guinness hat and a green T-shirt). after five days? Haven’t these guys heard about the recession? Must See: The flower arrangements by night in the Plaza de la Virgen once the Insider knowledge: Try and see the ofrenda has finished. big fallas before the prizes are given to avoid the rush or go when everyone Don’t Bother: Don’t try to get around too is doing something else, late at night, much in the centre of the city while the at lunch time or during a Castillo. ofrenda is on. The old ladies don’t like you crossing over while the Falleros are Must see: It’s always worth seeing the marching past. special section fallas. Perhaps the most interesting, however, are those CREMÀ which, with fewer resources, manage This is where the party ends but withto create something more original and out the flames of the Crema the festival imaginative than just a duck coming out means nothing. It is a symbol of purification, the burning away of all the bad of a teapot. spirits of winter, clearing the way for the Don’t bother: If you see a duck coming coming of spring. In previous centuries fallas (made of old furniture and junk) out of a teapot, steer well clear. were a great way of getting rid of all   your old rubbish. OFRENDA This floral tribute to the Virgin in her Valencian guise as the Virgin of the With explosions and flames and firemen defenceless (popularly known as the all over the city centre, the Crema feels little hunchback) started in the strict, like the nearest thing you can get to Roman Catholic times of the 1950s and being in an air raid without actually behas become an integral part of the festi- ing in a war. The experience of running val. Falleros parade proudly through the around with the city in flames will stay streets in “traditional” Valencia peasant with you when the rest of fallas are a costume with their offerings of flow- distant memory. ers. These are often massive bouquets shaped into the form of the Migelete or What a fallero would say: What day does the Mestalla football stadium, accom- Fallas fall on next year? panied by marching brass bands. This What a fallero would never say: I shudis no grey procession of devotees…it’s der to think what effect all this smoke is all done in true over the top, Baroque having on the environment. Valencian style. Just because you are honouring the Virgin it doesn’t mean Insider Knowledge: Don’t have a fixed you are not going show off your best plan. Be prepared to keep on the move. fancy dress and jewels or your new sun- The burnings in each neighbourhood glasses and iPhone. are staggered. Follow the firemen around to see as many as possible. What a fallero would say: with tears in their eyes, “Valencians tots a una veu: Must See: Try and see at least one big Falla burn, but if you can get to see a Vixca la Mare de Deu!” What a Fallero would never say: How smaller one in a narrow street you’ll recome Valencian peasants used to dress ally get the feel of it. up like Adam and the Ants? Don’t Bother: Don’t wait for hours in Insider Knowledge: Get yourself outside the Plaza del Ayuntamiento to see the a bar in the Plaza de la Reina and you can big Falla burn and, in the process, miss sit there watching it all go past. Our per- everything else that is going on around sonal favourite is the grassy knoll out- you. side Finnegan’s pub on St Patrick’s Day. As a bonus you might even also catch a David Rhead and José Marín Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia


WHAT IS FALLAS? marching bands. The Fallera Mayor waving and weeping. The Mascletá. The overcrowded “VIP” balcony at the Ayuntamiento. The rhythm of the masclets filling the square. The rush and rumble that booms in through your toes and blasts out through your fingertips. Walking for an hour and then waiting forty-five minutes in a hot, crowded square for five minutes of loud bangs. Screamback The smell of cordite and the sizzle and crack of rockets. The smell of Buñuelos frying in the middle of the night. The smell of the Plaza de la Virgen carpeted with Spring flowers at four o’clock in the morning. The smell of ammonia in the morning when someone has used your doorstep as a bar toilet. Sunny mornings, windy afternoons and chilly nights. The mad rush to get to the Mascletá. The whole city still buzzing at three in the morning. The down time between five in the afternoon and nine in the evening. Burnt out bins and exploded milk cartons. The jumpy feeling of walking round and knowing that at any moment someone is going to throw a banger at you. Nervously jumping out the way of a banger only to find it was a pathetic little “popper” thrown by a four-yearold. Nervously jumping out the way of a banger only to find that it was a cigarette end someone had thrown away.

“WHAT IS FALLAS?” This is what the city’s residents say; condensed for you by David The constant Fallas soundtrack of Rhead and José Marín… Snap, crackle and pop and distant The smell of cordite and the sizzle and crack of rockets. The smell of Buñuelos frying in the middle of the night. The smell of the Plaza de la Virgen carpeted with Spring flowers at four o’clock in the morning. The smell of ammonia in the morning when someone has used your doorstep as a bar toilet. Sunny mornings, windy afternoons and chilly nights. The mad rush to get to the Mascletá. The whole city still buzzing at three in the morning. The down time between five in the afterArticle © 2020 24/7 Valencia

noon and nine in the evening. Burnt out bins and exploded milk cartons. The jumpy feeling of walking round and knowing that at any moment someone is going to throw a banger at you. Nervously jumping out the way of a banger only to find it was a pathetic little “popper” thrown by a four-year-old. Nervously jumping out the way of a banger only to find that it was a cigarette end someone had thrown away. The constant Fallas soundtrack of Snap, crackle and pop and distant

marching bands. The Fallera Mayor waving and weeping. The Mascletá. The overcrowded “VIP” balcony at the Ayuntamiento. The rhythm of the masclets filling the square. The rush and rumble that booms in through your toes and blasts out through your fingertips. Walking for an hour and then waiting forty-five minutes in a hot, crowded square for five minutes of loud bangs. Screaming rockets on sunny blue skies. The “knowledgeable” crowds and the roar of approval at the finale. The first few Photo by Víctor Aranda García


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bars of “El Fallero”. Sunglasses, mopeds and Nobel cigarettes. Beers and Calamares amongst the bustle of a sunny post-mascletá. The bright colours, fun and weird bawdiness of the fallas. Angels and demons. Ducks coming out of teapots. Waiting with five hundred other people at the Torres de Serranos for the one taxi on duty in the whole city. Long walks home through crowded streets. Moors and Christians in Calle Conde Altea. The lights in Ruzafa. Who pays the electricity bill for the lights in Ruzafa? Paellas in the street. The enthusiasm and rush of activity at the beginning of a midnight paella competition. The smell of burning firewood and melting asphalt. Being too drunk and hungry to care what the paella taste likes by the time it’s finished. Unexpected energetic guests. Street stalls, pony-tailed musicians from the Andes. Buñuelos, churros, porras, waffles and chocolate fried in three day old fat. Silly hats, glow in the dark bracelets and tweetie pie balloons. Human statues and jugglers in the narrowest of streets. The Fallera Mayor going up in a balloon. “Senyor pirotècnic, pot començar la mascletá”. Fourteen-year-old Valencians’ first taste

of nightlife. Verbenas everywhere. Tardis toilets in the river. Beer in a paper cup. Agua de Valencia in a plastic cup. Dodgy vodka in a plastic cup leaning over one of those yellow crash barriers around the Falla. Jerusalem, Merced, Mercat, Na Jordana, L’Antiga, Seneca, Calle Quart, Murillo. Porcelain pastels in Plaza Pilar. Arranging to meet five different people at the same time in different places and everyone arriving late, including you. Not meeting your friends but always bumping into your enemies. Traipsing back and forth across the river five times in one night...Falleros selling you flags, plants and oranges at the traffic lights. Falleros blocking off your street three weeks before Fallas has even started, keeping you awake all night and then knocking on your door asking for a contribution. Community spirit. Civic pride. Xocolatá and the Casal. Access only through a friend of a friend. Flags on the balconies. Controlled chaos. German Schalke 04 football fans back again. The way the city magically evolves into something completely different for five days and then the day after it’s miraculously back to normal, like it never happened. The noon time rush for a pint of Guinness on St Patrick’s Day. The Castillo. You never tire of its spectacular colours and thunderous splendour. A couple of quiet beers in Bar Pana while everyone else is at the Castillo. The Fireworks. Those rockets that go down and then go back up again. The bronze palm trees and exploding hearts and stars. Paying twice the price for half the quality. Six Euros for three Patatas Bravas.

cess falleras all flowers, regal smiles and mini legs. Fifty year old Falleras all tear-strewn make up, black lace and cigarettes. Julio Tormo beaming out to Valencia 24 hours a day from the Plaza de la Virgen. “Estas plorant xiqueta?” Marching bands all formal airs and traditional music during the ofrenda; Dixieland jazz, “tirate de la moto” on the way h ome. Greenhouse effect fumes streaming into the air from the fireworks. Five days of everyone walking or taking public transport in a car free city centre. Dancing with your grandma at the Verbena. Dancing with someone else’s grandma at the Verbena. The red and black smoke that rises above the city on the night of San Jose. The firemen. Everyone getting soaked in the Plaza Dr Collado. Trying to see six different Cremás and arriving late for each one. The crowd booing the National anthem in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. The feeling that spring has finally come. Out with the old and in with the new. Tired legs and aching heads. A good square meal when it’s all over. And then, on the twentieth, L´apuntá to set the ball rolling again for next year.

The pomp and celebration of the Ofrenda and the Mare de Deu. The Falleros swanning around blocking up the streets in their finest, each trying to impress with the biggest and most ostentatious flower arrangements. The Five year old Little Prin- David Rhead and José Antonio Marín Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

Photos by Víctor Aranda García


HARD ROCK CAFE® VALENCIA The 24-Karat Gold Leaf Steak Burger™: The shining star of the lineup is this first-of-its-kind burger with bling. A Steak Burger topped with 24-Karat edible gold leaf with cheddar cheese, leaf lettuce, vineripened tomato and red onion. It’s glitz, glamour and pure gold – a legendary bite only available at Hard Rock®! A portion of all proceeds from the 24-Karat Gold Leaf Steak Burger™ will benefit Acción contra el Hambre to assist in the fight against hunger.

HARD ROCK CAFE® VALENCIA DEBUTS ITS MOST EXTENSIVE MENU INNOVATION HEADLINED BY AWARDWINNING STEAK BURGERS Hard Rock Cafe Valencia is easy to find as it is just off Plaza Ayuntamiento, so it is as central as can be. If you are arriving from the main Valencia train station, it is literally across the road! A couple of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team popped into Hard Rock Cafe Valencia for an early lunch with their new 2020 menu on a mellow Monday and a chance to check out the music memorabilia that adorns the walls as soon as you enter this impressive and very spacious bar & restaurant. We saw the legendary Madonna’s famous black corset on the wall!  Rockers can check out Pretender Chrissie Hynde’s  iconic Telecaster  guitar as well as superstar Mick Jagger’s tour top. Others that stick in the memory were Rod Stewart’s stripy trousers from the early 70s & Joan Jett’s leather pants, as they call them in the States.   We even came across Sting’s keyboard and the Adidas trainers of  Robbie Williams! There are many more objects lining the walls on both floors, covering a good number of genres of music too…   24/7 Valencia: Could you tell us more about your new menu? Hard Rock®: Hard Rock Cafe® Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

Valencia launched the brand’s most extensive menu innovation in the company’s history with more than 20 new offerings. The Valencia Cafe’s new menu puts the spotlight on its lineup of all-new, awardwinning Steak Burgers, headlined by the world’s first edible 24-Karat Gold Leaf Steak Burger™ that will benefit ‘Acción contra el Hambre’. Steak Burgers aren’t the only items making their debut on Hard Rock Valencia’s new menu, which also includes Instagram-worthy Boozy Milkshakes, Sliders and Shareables that encourage adventure and exploration, allowing fans to curate their most flavorful playlist. The star of the show, Hard Rock Cafe Valencia’s new and award-winning Steak Burgers, are created with a proprietary blend of 100 percent Certified Angus Beef® to produce the most flavorful burger possible. Just like the strings of a guitar must be perfectly tuned to play a great melody, every detail matters when building the best burger. From premium accompaniments like toasted buns to signature sauces and produce at its prime, Hard Rock Cafe’s new Steak Burgers let everyone eat like a legend. The delicious new lineup includes:

Double Decker Double Cheeseburger it’s a tribute to Hard Rock’s 1971 “Down Home Double Burger” and the iconic double decker buses synonymous to the brand’s London roots, this burger consists of two stacked Steak Burgers with American cheese, mayonnaise, leaf lettuce, vine-ripened tomato and red onion. BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger: This Steak Burger is seasoned and seared with a signature spice blend, topped with house-made barbecue sauce, ©emlawrdesign crispy shoestring onions, cheddar cheese, bacon, leaf lettuce and vineripened tomato. Also, a new and delicious 100% plant based burger: Moving Mountains Burger®: 100% plant based patty, topped with cheddar cheese and a crispy onion ring, served with leaf-lettuce and vine-ripened tomato. “Our goal is to provide guests with the highest quality food, drink and entertainment during every visit. By bringing the brand’s menu innovation to Valencia, Hard Rock is sharing its most significant brand initiative and long-term goals for Hard Rock with the guests both local and visiting,” said Anibal Fernandez, Vice President of Franchise Operations & Development for Hard Rock International. “We are excited to introduce our award-winning Steak Burgers, Boozy Milkshakes, Sliders and Shareables to guests as part of our world-class, immersive dining


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and entertainment experience.” While new to the menu, Hard Rock Cafe’s Steak Burgers are not new to the spotlight. The brand’s signature Steak Burger has collected awards including “Fan Favorite” at the 2019 Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Burger Battle, “Best Burger” in the 2020 and 2019 Porthole Cruise Editor-in-Chief Awards and “Ultimate Winner/Best in Miami” at the 2018 Miami Times Burgerfest. Shake It Up Fans will be in the spirit to snap a picture of Hard Rock Cafe Valencia’s new Boozy Milkshakes before they sip, thanks to Instagram-worthy visuals such as enchanting garnishes and brightly colored toppings. With a twist on classic flavors like Cookies & Cream, guests can enjoy these overthe-top milkshakes in both boozy and non-alcoholic versions alongside a Steak Burger or on its own as a scandalously-spiked dessert. Throughout the year, Hard Rock Cafe will offer limited-time milkshake varieties timed to special occasions or holidays. For fans looking for a sweet treat without the alcohol, non-boozy milkshake options are available in the same tasty flavors so fans of all ages can join in on the fun.

reservation by visiting https:// www.hardrockcafe.com/location/ valencia/ or call +34 962 56 56 53 24/7 Valencia: Could you tell us more about Hard Rock®? Hard Rock®: With venues in 76 countries spanning 262 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes - Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties Create Adventure and Customize in Florida and home to the world’s Your Flavor Experience first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, Guests looking to create their own where its headquarters are located. playlist of menu items will enjoy Hard The brand is owned by HRI parent Rock Cafe Valencia’s new Sliders and Shareables. From the delicious One Night in Bangkok Spicy Shrimp™ to Whiskey Bacon Jam Sliders and Three Cheese and Roma Tomato Flatbread, everyone at the table can indulge in their favorite menu items. Whether fans want to take a solo flavor adventure during their meal or gather with friends to mix and match slider and shareable plates, guests will enjoy curating their own dining and entertainment experience at Hard Rock Cafe Valencia. Those looking to dine at Hard Rock Cafe Valencia can make a Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock. com or shop.hardrock.com.

HARD ROCK CAFE VALENCIA Av. Marqués de Sotelo, 6 (just off Plaza Ayuntamiento) 46002 Valencia (near main Valencia Train Station) Tel:+34 962 56 56 53 For more information: www.hardrock.com/Valencia https://www.facebook.com/ HRCValencia/ Open 365 days a year! OPENING HOURS Sunday to Thursday: Restaurant: 12pm to 11pm Bar: 12pm to 11:30pm Rock Shop: 10am to 11:30pm Friday and Saturday: Restaurant: 12pm to 11:30pm Bar: 12pm to 00:30am Rock Shop: 10am to 00:00am “NEW MENU OFFERINGS ALSO INCLUDE THE WORLD’S FIRST 24-KARAT GOLD LEAF STEAK BURGER™, INSTAGRAM-WORTHY BOOZY MILKSHAKES, SLIDERS AND SHAREABLES”


RESTAURANT SIMALÚ

PERUVIAN & MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT SIMALÚ Celebrating their 5th anniversary in Valencia this year, ‘Simalú Restaurante’ is set in the heart of the historic centre of Valencia. Having worked in top quality restaurants in Argentina and Valencia, highly experienced Peruvian Chef & owner Gustavo Medina has established in Valencia the best of traditional & modern Peruvian cuisine and combined it with the best dishes of Mediterranean gastronomy including squids, octopus, salads, croquettes and rice dishes. 70% of their clientele is local, which is a healthy sign of Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

the restaurant’s growing popularity in this increasingly cosmopolitan city. As spring approaches, a couple of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team popped by for a sunny midweek lunch at ‘Simalú.’ To begin with, we shared a couple of refreshing Peruvian ‘Cusqueña’ imported beers with homemade, ‘maiz tostada kiko’ nuts from Peru to accompany. A memorable dish, we enjoyed a generous ‘Ceviche de corvina’ (sea bass, lime juice, coriander,


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corn & yam) a classic dish with plenty of character. This was followed by some wonderful, oven-cooked ‘empanadilla de pollo casero’ (chicken patty). Indeed, this is “cocina con sentimiento”. Next up was very well-prepared & lightly fried Yuca to share, complemented perfectly by their pale green huancaina sauce. For dessert, our friendly waitress recommended we try their ‘Bizcocho de maiz morado con cremoso de chocolate’, a purple corn cake with chocArticle © 2020 24/7 Valencia

olate that was subtle in flavour and modern in presentation and it was a light way to end an enjoyable lunch… There is a generous terraza outside and the interior is relaxing with an eclectic & unobtrusive music soundtrack to match. ‘Pisco Sour’ is a Peruvian cocktail that they recommend you try and they have a list of wines from Spain to enjoy too… Article by 24/7 Valencia team   

SIMALÚ C/ Caballeros,10 46001 Valencia Zona Centro Historico Tel:96 193 03 57 Movil: 664 129 365

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Open for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Sunday. Closed Monday evenings Closed all day Tuesday No credit cards / Cash only Lunch menu 12.90€ Dinner menu 17€ Valencian menu 19€


FOOD BY HELEN WESTWATER OF LA OLA FRESCA ‘ARNADÍ  DE  CALABAZA’   One of the most fascinating things about cooking for me is the dialogue or stories that can be passed down through the ages.  Traditional recipes and the way they are celebrated in our homes can give coded messages of where we came from and the stories of our journey. As we are in March and the month of Fallas in the Valencian calendar, we will break open the history of Valencia’s oldest dessert known as  ‘Arnadí de Calabaza’ (pumpkin) and hear its surprising history.   You will find  Arnadí de Calabaza particularly in the Costera area of Valencia    and particularly in its ancient Capital of Játiva (Xàtiva). The name of the dish ‘Arnadí’ most likely comes from an Arabic word, ‘garnadí,’ referring to the geographic origins of this dish in Muslim Granada.  In the early 13th century, a series of religious pogroms swept the South of Spain and many of the Sephardic Jewish community were welcomed to Játiva and seem to have brought the recipe with them with the use of ground almonds, a characteristic of medieval Jewish cuisine, being one of the clues. It is strange that what seems to have started as probably a Sephardic Jewish Passover dish (due to lack of leavening agent) is now seen, in a transition from medieval to modern Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

- ARNADÍ DE CALABAZA 1k boiled pumpkin or mix with boniato (sweet potato) 1k sugar (although I would use half this quantity) 4 eggs 300g ground almonds Cinnamon Grated lemon Whole almonds for decoration


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day Spain, with a completely different religious connotation. Arnadí is now a traditional Easter cake. How this hapenned, is an example of the trajectory of recipes travelling through the ages, in the best way possible; through the mixing bowls! As the Jewish community was later ousted out of Valencia, it is probable that Spanish Jewish dishes found their way into the Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

Spanish Christian culinary repertoire by converted Sephardim, adding it to Easter delicacies, possibly while also secretly enacting their Jewish identity.   So when you find the Arnadí dessert in Valencia, think of the secrets it may be whispering to you.  Perhaps also its shape formed like a mini-mountain is also a reference to its origins in Granada, but that’s just my theory!   INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to a low to medium setting. Boil the pumpkin or boniato with skin on and then peel, drain well and mash.  Put in a large pan with the sugar and cook for 15 minutes until all the moisture has evaporated. Stir so it does not stick. Add the ground almonds, cinnamon and lemon rind to this mixture and stir well.   Next, take a terracotta dish and pile the mixture in a pyramid shape.  Then decorate with the whole

almonds. Put in the oven for approximately one hour till golden and firm to touch.   Let it cool, dust with more confectioner’s sugar if you like, and serve it at room temperature.

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CENTRE DEL CARME

‘epicentre’. the wrong, bienal internacional de arte digital Hasta 1 marzo eXPOSICIÓN FOTOGRÁFICA MUJER EN EL DEPORTE FEDERADO DE LA C.V. Hasta 15 marzo art al quadrat. de coros, danzas y desmemoria Hasta 31 mayo between debris and things Hasta 19 abril VIAJE A CORFÚ. CARLOS PÉREZ. EL HOMBRE-MUSEO Hasta 24 abril ‘FUENCISLA FRANCÉS. PUNTO DE FUGA’ Hasta 1 marzo

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Hasta 13 marzo ‘bad bad not good / malo malo no bueno’ camila oliveira fairclough Hasta 13 marzo boiler room. ‘palpentes’ rubén m. riera Hasta 13 marzo ‘ON THE GROUND’. BJÖRN BRAUN, ALEX CECCHETTI, JULIE C. FORTIER, HELEN MIRRA AND JORGE PERIS Desde 28 marzo boiler room. ‘tumble through the underbrush’. thomas hämén Desde 28 marzo

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(Zona Campanar) Calle Ricardo Micó, 3 Facebook 16 Tonelades New rock club and indie disco in the Campanar area, near the Rio Turia.

BLACK NOTE

(Zona Aragón) C/ Polo y Peyrolón, 15 Tel. 96 393 36 63 Top choice for music lovers who love it live. jazz, blues, R’n’B, soul, funk, FLamenco, rock, world music, jam sessions and more... See listings.

CAFÉ DEL DUENDE

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CAFÉ MERCEDES JAZZ

(Zona Ruzafa) C/ Sueca, 27 Tel. 96 341 83 78 www.cafemercedes.es © 2019 24/7 Valencia

EL ASESINO

(Zona plaza cedro) Plaza Cedro,1 Valencia 46022 Tel:963 55 15 58 wix.com/pub-el-asesino Established in 1984 and open again with live rock music and more…

ELECTROPURA

(Zona Ruzafa) C/ Pinto Salvador Abril, 20 See Facebook for more details Acoustic gigs at 19.30h with indie often being the avour.

ELVIENTO BAR

(Zona Cabanyal) C/ de la Iglesia del Rosario, 8 Movil:606 88 20 00 www.elvientobar.com Live flamenco every Wednesday. Live blues every Thursday.

ENVIVO LIVE SHOWS & FOOD

(Zona Ruzafa) Calle Sevilla, 27 Movil: 665 42 34 20 Newish, fairly spacious live music venue with friendly owners and tapas choices to enjoy too.

ESPAI MUSICAL SKALA

C/ San Vicente Ferrer n17 LLIRIA, Spain Movil: 651 17 03 73 www.facebook.com/EspaiSkala/ Jazz. Soul, Fusion, World Music and more…

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GESTALGUINOS

(Zona Carmen) Carrer del Poeta Liern, 33 Tel:963 52 88 99 Jam sessions every week including jazz, blues, flamenco…

HARDROCK CAFÉ VALENCIA Zona Pl Ayuntamiento) Av, Marques de Sotelo, 6 Tel:962 56 56 53 Live shows every month

JARITÉ ESPAI OBERT

C/Buenos Aires n˚8. (ZONA RUZAFA) Valencia Tel: 658 38 48 59 www.jarite.orgacoustic Acoustic music including tango. Boleros, flamenco, Brazilian, jazz and more…

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C/ Jerusalem, 55 (Zona Centro)


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Tel: 96 0011511 www.larambleta.com Fantastic new live venue with great programme of live music and original and alternative theatre.

LA VITTI

(Zona Blasco Ibañez) Plaza Xuquer, 3 Tel:963 38 91 51 Jazz jam sessions on Monday and live soul sessions on Thursdays.

LOCO CLUB

JIMMY GLASS JAZZ BAR

(Zona Carmen) C/ Baja, 28 www.jimmyglassjazz.net Legendary and prestigious jazz club in the classic New York style with an authentic jazz atmosphere, integrated on the international live jazz circuit, where every week you can see famous international live bands from the modern jazz world. Mítico y prestigioso club de jazz de estilo neoyorquino, con una átmosfera auténticamente jazzística, donde pueden verse todas las semanas guras internacionales del jazz contemporáneo.

KAF CAFE

(Zona Benimaclet) C/Arquitecto Arnau, 16 961131706 - 663 702 960 lk kafcafe.blogspot.com Atmospheric, literary café-bar with regular live gigs and jams.

LA BULERIA

(Zona Juan Llorens) C/ Erudito Orellena, 12 Tel. 96 326 05 26 www.lococlub.org LIVE MUSIC & COLD BEERS +Dj’s A live music venue run by music lovers for music lovers. Un local de música en vivo dirigido por amantes de la música para los amantes de la música.

MONTEREY PUB

(Zona Carmen) C/ Museo, 10 Jazz jam every Wednesday evening.

PALAU DE LA MUSICA

(Zona Túria) Paseo de la Alameda, 30 Tel. (+34) 96 337 50 20 E-mail: info@palauvalencia.com www.palaudevalencia.com Excellent classical music concerts in the Rio Túria gardens with musicians from around the world. See website for current programme.

MATISSE CLUB

(Zona Plaza Cedro) C/ Ramon de Campoamor, 60 www.matisseclub.com Live music with very eclectic programme

(City of Arts and Sciences) C/Obispo Jaime Perez, 24 Tel: 96 315 30 58 Live FLamenco show & dinner. www.labuleria.com

LA RAMBLETA

Bulevar Sur, esq Pío IX (Next to Parque La Rambleta) (Zona Jesús)

www.tranquilomusica.com Bringing you the best local, national and international indie bands to Valencia. Keep up the good work!

UNA COSA RARA

(Zona Juan Llorens) C/ Villanueva y Gascons, 2 Tel: 96 327 06 72 www.unacosarara.com Some quality local bands to accompany your Mediterranean meal at this ‘Bistro Musical’ including Jazz, Flamenco, Blues, Fusion, World Music and more...

WAH-WAH

(Zona Blasco Ibáñez) C/ Campoamor, 52 Tel. 96 356 39 42 / 645 792 674 www.wahwahclub.com National and international indie-rock & pop in a student zone...

CLUBS Zona Alameda

AZZA VALENCIA @PALAUALAMEDA C/Arquitecto Mora, 2 palaualameda.com/espacios/azza/ The new “place to be!” From house to 80s to hip-hop to indietronica, depending on the night. Cocktails galore and dancefloor!

Zona Aragón

CARIBBEAN’S ARAGÓN

C/ Bélgica, 5 House and pop, good mix of DJs and popular with students of all nationalities!

Avenida Blaso Ibañez, 111 Indietronica, hits, rock & pop, urban sounds… New location for this legendary club!

Zona City of Arts & Sciences L’UMBRACLE

LA CHIMENEA DE ZAIDIA

(Zona Puerto) C / Joan Verdeguer, 22-24 www.lamutant.com Live music, theatre, performance art and more…

TRANQUILO MUSICA

LA3

(ZONA PATRAIX) CONVENTO DE JESÚS, 11 TEL: 670 11 59 18

LA MUTANT

Movil:671 305332 Live rock, indie, jazz and world music.

Zona Blasco Ibáñez

LA CASA DE PATRAIX

Calle Ruaya, 3, (BARRIO ZAIDIA) Movil: 688 92 70 59 lachimeneadezaidia.wordpress.com Live music with flamenco and fusion bands and more…

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PETER ROCK CLUB

C/ Quart, 26 (Zona Carmen) www.peterrockclub.com Facebook: PeterRockClub Concerts, Live music in the Barrio del Carmen with the emphasis on ROCK!

ROCK ISLAND MUSIC BAR (Zona Benimaclet) Calle Enrique Navarro, 8

Av. Del Saler, 5 www.umbracleterraza.com Fantastic terrace! Quality cocktails. Commercial music. Popular with the get dressed up crowd. Open from 18h until 7am Thursdays to Sundays MYA (el Club de l’Umbracle) is downstairs and open Thursdays to Saturdays with commercial house music a fixture.

THE HOPS

(Zona Patraix) C/ Beato Nicolás Factor, 32 © 2019 24/7 Valencia

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MR MONKEY VLC

C/ Alta, 11 Excellent cocktails and electronica DJ sessions…

MONTEREY PUB

C/ Museo,10 Jazz Jam sessions, rock & roll and more...

PAN DE QUESO KING CREOLE R&R CLUB

C/ CÁDIZ, 56 46006 TEL: 649 25 50 48 REME & JUANJO ARE A LEGENDARY COUPLE ON THE VALENCIA NIGHTLIFE SCENE. THEY RAN THE MYTHICAL ‘LA EDAD DE ORO’ FOR MANY YEARS AND ARE DESERVEDLY POPULAR WITH LOCALS. THEY ARE CONTINUING THE CONCEPT OF THE BAR WITH A NEW VENTURE CALLED ‘KING CREOLE R&R CLUB’ WITH GREAT ROCK’N’ROLL MUSIC AND MORE FROM THE 50S, 60S, 70S, 80 AND 90S. SET IN THE HIP BARRIO OF RUZAFA, DIG THE RETRO INTERIOR WITH POSTERS OF ELVIS & SINATRA AND ENJOY BEERS & COCKTAILS WITH A SUPERB MUSIC SOUNDTRACK TO ACCOMPANY YOUR PROPER VALENCIAN NIGHT OUT! OPEN TO ENGLISH AND SPANISH SPEAKING CROWD!

LATEX

C/Carlos Cervera, 23 Movil: 678 64 49 41 Electronica, Funk, House and more in the hip barrio of Ruzafa.

C/ Serranos, 19 Tel:96 3 924 841 Variety of Brazilian cheeses breads, natural juices, croquettes and lovely little terrace

Zona Puerto / Playa AKUARELA PLAYA Eugenia Viñes, 152. Playa Malvarrosa

AMSTEL ART. VELES E VENTS Edificio Veles e Vents, Planta 0, 46024 Valencia veleseventsvalencia.es/

CHIRINGUITO ELOCHO

(ZONA PATACONA) Calle de la Patacona (Alboraya) facebook.com/pg/chiringuitoelocho

RADIO CITY

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Plaza San Jaime, 8. Slavia is a long-established classic of the Carmen scene. Open since 1996, with an ample selection of cocktails, gins and beers.

C/ dels Tomassos, 12. Valencia. One of the wildest and most fun clubs in Valencia Gran Vía Germanías 31 Valencia 46006 Movil: 687 24 55 49 Electronic club in the hip barrio of Ruzafa. Gran Via Germanias, 21 (esq Cadiz)

Zona Juan Llorens MAGAZINE CLUB

Pza / Perez Escrich, 18 Magazine has become an essential part of the rock’n’roll scene in Valencia

Zona El Carmen GONG

C/ Concordia, 3 (near C/ Caballeros) www.facebook.com/gongvlc Subterranean spot in El Carmen to satisfy the underground explorer.

GO BAR VLC

( Up! Hostel@Main train station) C/Xativa, 24

KRAKEN

C/ San Dionisio, 3 Feel ‘heavy metal’ and like hard rock? Plenty of like-minded souls in a loud bar. Rock on! 20

UPPER CLUB

Gran Via ques del Turia, 40 www.upperclub.es

C/ Santa Teresa, 19 Tel: 96 391 41 51 A legendary club in Valencia’s old town. Free, eclectic disco. MONDAY: HIP-HOP JAM. TUESDAY: LIVE FLAMENCO. WEDNESDAY: REGGAE JAM. THURSDAY:FUNK TIME. Funky and friendly club.

PICCADILLY DISCOTECA CLUB

Movil:625 358 401 Music bar with Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae, Blues and Afro music. Co- lourful interior and friendly Spanish and English owners. LIVE MUSIC OF ALL GENRES WITH DJS BETWEEN SETS. Tapas available. The specialist DJs on Fridays and Saturdays from 23.30-- 3.30h. Private parties, cocktails and montaditos available. Fiestas privadas, cocteles y montaditos.

SLAVIA

ÚNIC

Plaza Sant Jaume, 1

VIBORA SAVAGE ROCK&ROLL CLUB C/ Quart, 47

Zona Canovas BOWIE DISCOTHEQUE

C/Marti, 4 Naughty and nice with classic disco for people who love to dress up and stay out late!

Zona Plaza Honduras LA PELIGRO

Plaza Honduras, 37 Tel:693 69 88 19 Open Thurs/Fri/Sat 02.00h -07.00h Ska, Groove, Reggae, Garage, Rock’n’roll and more…

Zona calle Jesús FUNKADELIA

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LA CASA DE LA MAR

Av. Blasco Ibañez Novelista, 8 46120 (Alboraya) Valencia Stay salty! Their house, located on the beach of Patacona, Alboraya hosts surfing, art, music, yoga, hospitality, integration and fun for all the family to enjoy this space in continuous movement. 1200m2 of sports and cultural recreation that beats to the rhythm of the sea.

HIGH CUBE

La Marina de Valencia Tel: 963 37 47 20 www.highcube.es Dance music by the port

CHILL OUT Zona Botánico LA CAVA DE MARTE

C/ Guillem de Castro, 133 Movil:629 90 13 96

LO DE PONXE EN EL KINTO PINO

Plaza Rojas Clemente, 5 Tel: 96 00394 Alternative taberna with vegan food and good value too…

EL PASSATGE DELS GATS (CAT CAFÉ) C/ Túria, 28 yes! a café For cats and human beings. Facebook: El Passatge dels Gats


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Zona Cabanyal BAR LAPACA

C/ del Rosario, 30 Móvil: 637 86 05 28 Very popular hangout for the alternative crowd with tapas and beer at good prices.

BAR WORK IN PROGRESS C/ Marti Grajales, 13 Tel:96 071 57 89

BODEGA LA PESETA

C/ Cristo del Grao, 16 Móvil: 637 86 05 28 Attractive, bohemian interior with crowd to match. Tortilla is a speciality.

LA BATISFERA

C/ Carlos Ros, 32 Tel:96 2045846 www.labatisfera.com New and already popular! Books, magazines, bar, drinks and music! Multi-space in the hip barrio of Cabanyal from the good people of Ubik Café..

LA FÁBRICA DEL HIELO

C/ Pavia, 37 Set in the increasingly hip barrio of Cabanyal. Art space with café-bar, art exhibitions, live music and more.

LA PILONA - CAFÉ Y CULTURA

(Teatre El Musical) Plaza del Rosario 3, Cabanyal Movil: 611 41 76 84 New creative space at the ‘Teatre el Musical’. La Pilona is diversity, love, art, culture, live music, theatre, improvisation and cold beer!

Zona calle Jesús CRACOVIA BAR

C/ Alcira, 25 Tel: 963 287 456 www.cracoviabar.com Groovy café-bar with healthy cuisine, art exhibitions, live gigs, DJ and more!

Zona El Carmen

ALMALIBRE ACAI BAR

C/ Roteros,16 Tel:96 1048475 www.almalibreacaibar.es For people who enjoy a healthy and energetic life. Açaí!

BEAT BREW BAR

C/Murillo, 22 Friendly welcome. Excellent Coffees, teas, infusions…

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EL CAFETÍN

CAFÉ LISBOA

Pl. Dr. Collado, 9 Tel. 96 391 94 84 An excellent café bar in one of Valencia’s most atmospheric plazas. Good mixed crowd of students, locals, visitors and a very popular terraza. Open 10:30h and all day until late. Lots of bocadillos, coffees and beers. Barça and Levante football on TV at the weekend. A legendary cafe-bar that is 36 years old. Set in the historic centre. Breakfast, lunch and dinner available everday. Salads, sandwiches, Snacks, Montaditos, Desserts. Fine choice of cocktails including Mojito, Daiquiri, Bloody Mary. Agua de Valencia, Sangria & Paella too. Warm interior and beautiful terrace. Un clásico del centro histórico, terraza amplio, interior relajado, tapas y cócteles. Bohemio, literario, y abierto a todos.

CAFÉ MUSEU

C/ Museu, 7 Tel: 960 72 50 47 Facebook: Café-Museu Bohemia at its best. Tortilla, cheese, ham, esgarraet, alhambra, Turia Marzen, Voll Damn, auctions, liberal crowd, lovely terraza.

(Café.Cocktail. Bar) Plaza San Jaume, 2 Movil: 652 38 32 28 cafetin.valencia@gmail.com Situated in the heart of the barrio del carmen in Valencia with more than 30 years of history. This is a relaxing, agreeable and welcoming place where you can enjoy the best of teas and coffees. Specializing in AGUA DE VALENCIA. Un lugar tranquilo,agradable y acogedor donde disfrutar cada dia de los mejores tes y cafés.Especializados en el AGUA DE VALENCIA (LA MEJOR) hecha de formatradicional, con una amplia variedad de COCKTAILS

EL CUBO DE BACO

C/ del Turia, 56 Tel: 627 12 68 83 Wines, cavas, vermut, tapas and art exhibitions

ESPAI SEDA

C/ Hospital, 7 Tel:96 1 063 165 Lovely setting! Newish Gastrobar with Lounge & impressive Café Terrace.

CAFÉ DEL NEGRITO

Plaza del Negrito, 1. 46001 Tel. 96 391 42 33 / 665 13 05 28 Classic Carmen hangout. Liberal 30-somethings, arty crowd, lots of people wearing glasses!

CAFÉ TERTULIA 1900

C/ Alta, 4 605 13 77 81 CAFÉ, COCINA ESPAÑOLA, OPCIONES VEGETARIANAS

CHRISTOPHER LEE

C/ Pinzón, 17 Movil: 664 422 202 Cocktail specialists since 1971. Hidden away and with a distinctive vintage interior, just a stone’s throw from the Torres de Quart

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LA CAVA DEL NEGRET

C/ Calatrava, 15 ZONA CARMEN Tel: 963 923 301 lacavadelnegret.com/ Open every day from 12 h until 02.00h… Founded in 1996. This is a long-esta21


MARCH SEPTEMBER 20 19 blished classic café-bar, set in the historic centre of Valencia. It is a cosy chill out spot, located in the emblematic Plaza del Negrito. It has small marble tables, a decoration that changes with the photography/ painting exhibitions by local artists, large windows to the square and a charming terrace by the relaxing fountain.  Owners Gema and Javi are popular figures in the barrio. There are a wide range of local and exotic cocktails to choose from and they have 30 GINS too. Check out their famous ‘Agua de Valencia’, made-onthe-spot with freshly squeezed Valencian orange juice, with Cava Brut Nature and with their secret touch…

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RIVENDEL RESTO BAR

C/ Hospital, 18 Tel: 96 392 32 08 www.rivendelrestobar.com

LOLITA COCKTAIL BAR

Calle Santo Cáliz, 7 46001 606145563 We are in the heart of the city, next to the cathedral and a few meters from the Miguelete. Finally Valencia has a cozy place with spectacular cocktail service. A new concept in elegance and comfort in the purest Art Déco Lounge style.

MONTEREY BAR & DISCOS

C/ Baja, 46B (Barrio del Carmen) Tel: 96 3917 929 www.montereydiscos.es info@montereydiscos.es facebook: montereybardiscos montereydiscos.bandcamp.com/ Monday –Friday 17h-01h Saturday 12h-15 / 18h-01.30h Sunday and holidays: 18h-01h

RINCON LATINO

C/ Gobernador Viejo, 10 Latin flavor and long-established.. Hidden away in a quiet corner of the old town, this has a fantastic selection of cocktails. Strictly no telephone number, no wi-fi, no

LA PINÇA

C/ Pintor Salvador Abril, 34 Tel: 96 3 25 05 82 / 693 593 037 Arty and welcoming café-bar.

LA TAVERNAIRE

C/ Dénia, 18 Tel: 605 838 299 Bohemian cafe-bar, vegetarian dishes, live music Wednesdays.

UBIK CAFÉ

L’ERMITA

C/ Obispo Don Jerónimo, 4 Movil: 615 692 580 Cultural café bar with live music events. Near C/ Caballeros

Tel:96 3 289 145 www.laescueladeruzafa.org Urban hip! Distinctive & attractive multi-use space. Bar plus different rooms with a nice open-air terraza at the back…

SANT JAUME

Calle Literato Azorín 13 Valencia www.facebook.com/ubikcafe Mon-Tues: 17h - 01:30h Wed-Sun: 12h - 01:30h Thurs: 12h - 02:00h Fri-Sat: 12h - 03:00h Emblematic of the buzzing barrio of Ruzafa.

C/ Caballeros, 51 Tel. 96 391 24 01 Valencia Café society par excellence. Set in what may be the best corner of the centro histórico, this long established café bar has a cosmopolitan crowd, lots of room upstairs and one of the best terrazas in the city. Watch the characters stroll down C/Caballeros. Sant Jaume es un clásico del centro histórico con unas de las mejores terrazas en Valencia.

Zona Plaza Xúquer

C/Moret, 4 (just off C/Roteros) Music includes: Ultra-mod, ye-ye, Garage, Britpop 60s. Freak-Beat

CAMINITO

ROCAFULL CAFE

Pl. Xuquer, 14 www.rocafull.tk A key meeting point of the ‘indie’ community.

LA SALAMANDRA

Plaza Xúquer, 6 Long-established and run by the amiable Hector. Off the beaten track, a bar known for its authentic ‘Agua de Valencia.’ He knows how to make it properly! Lovely terrace too.

TETERIA TISANA

Zona Benimaclet

THE LOUNGE CAFÉ-BAR

C/ Santo Espíritu, 14 Reservations: 601 169 069 / 601 244 546 Great tapas bar with big terrace and deservedly popular with local bohemian crowd...

Estameñeria Vieja 2 (behind La Lonja) Tel: 96 391 80 94, www.theloungecafebar.com

THE ESPANISTA

Plaza de Mossen Sorell, 8 Tel:630 540 409 www.theespanista.com Food & Culture Tours, Delicatessen & Books, Cooking Workshops, Private Events…

TROMBÓN

C/ Moret, 10 (near Plaza del Carmen)

Zona Ruzafa CAFÉ ARTYSANA

C/ Denia, 49 697 200 999 Relaxing & attractive café bar with wifi, art classes, lovely music soundtrack, plenty of beers to choose from and more.

LA ESCUELA C/ Denia, 32

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LA OLA FRESCA

Calle Músico Magenti 11, Benimaclet Reservations: 610026305 A ‘cafecito’ with a big heart and a fabulous terrace • Speciality in brownies and homemade cakes •


24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS world food cooking Juice therapy • local artesanal beers • fairtrade tea and coffee workshops and special events • Sunday BRUNCH Facebook: La Ola Fresca Valenbisi: 116 Comidas del mundo, servicio excelente, sabroso y actividades cada semana.

Zona City of Arts & Sciences LA PEQUEÑA PASTELERIA DE MAMÁ

C/Poeta Josep Cervera y Grifol, 14. Delightful bakery of the highest quality with cakes and teas to savour. Lovely staff with lots of experience and acoustic live music sessions too!

Zona Puerto

TERRAZA MALABAR

Edi cio Veles e Vents Movil: 682 613 446 / 677 72 53 21

gay / lesbian CÓDIGO G

Gay Discoteca & Club (Zona Ruzafa) Carrer dels Tomassos, 14. A Gay disco, next to Russafa market. 3 floors with House, Disco, Guateque, Pop, Petardeo. WEB: codigog-club.blogspot.com.es facebook: codigog

LA BELLA DE CADIZ

C/ Cadiz, 54 Facebook labelladecadiz54

LA PECERA

C/ Cadiz, 86 Tel: 639 517 703 Popular with lesbians in evenings. Open to all.

PEKADO

Pl. Vicente Iborra, 9 Tel. 96 392 41 39 The seven deadly sins are served after you enter the gates of hell of this restaurant.

QART CAFÉ

NUNCADIGONO GAY CRUISING SEXBAR

C/Doctor Monseratt,28 (near Torres de Quart) Open every day from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Happy hours every day from 6pm to 9pm. (2 X 1) Bar, Videos, Dark rooms, Labyrinths, Glory holes, Slings, Cabins. MONDAY,TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY: SEX PARTY FRIDAYS: LOTTERY DRAW SATURDAY “NAUGHTY PARADE” Abierto todos los días de 13h a 04H Happy hours todos los días de 18h a 21h. (2 X 1) Bar, Videos, Cuartos oscuros, Laberintos, Glory holes, Slings, Cabinas Fiestas Sex: lunes, martes, miércoles, jueves Sorteo: viernes Sábados: ‘paseo de guarros’ Web : www.nuncadigono.es

SPARTACUS

C/ Flassanders, 8 Gay sex shop

TRAPEZZIO CAFÉ

PLAZA MÚSICO LÓPEZ CHÁVARRI, 2

TRADITIONAL PUBS LA BIRRA DE BRIAN

C/ Guillem de Castro, 80

Gran Via Germanias, 29 Tel:96 0 650 756 www.labirradebrian.com

Pl. Sant Miquel, 13 Tel. 96 392 31 29

ZONA ABASTOS

SANT MIQUEL

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GEORGE BEST

C/ Alzira, 12 Great name, good beers, indie music. The fifth Beatle would surely have approved. Where did it all go right?

ZONA EL CARMEN BEAR CLUB

C/ MARIA CRISTINA, 5 Zona Centro (near Mercado Central & Plaza Ayuntamiento) Tel: 96 3 52 96 19 www.facebook.com/Bear-Club-Cen-

SEPTEMBER 19 MARCH 20 tro-655113761568834 Open Monday to Sunday from 11h-01.30h Bear Club Centro is a new Irish pub in the centre of town, near Plaza Ayuntamiento. They have a friendly & upbeat staff who always make us feel welcome. There are a good range of beers including Guinness, Foster’s, Murphy’s, Heineken, Affligem, Aguila and more. Regarding food, you can savour bocadillos, sandwiches, hamburgers, salads and lovely tapas including calamares, patatas bravas, sepia and more. Enjoy televised sports including football (La Liga, Champions & Europa league) golf, tennis, basketball and more. Reserve your room for private events. There are 3 floors. Enjoy group dinners in a private lounge with closed menu and open bar during dinner. More than 25 kinds of beers to choose from!

BEERS & TRAVELS BAR

Plaza Manises, 3 Tel: 96 392 60 50 Zona Carmen Facebook Beers and Travels Bar www.beersandtravels.com ‘Beers & Travels Bar’ is a traditional pub set in the heart of the old town and just a stone’s throw from the legendary Torres de Serranos. At the pub, you will nd 13 different drinks on tap, which includes beers from Ireland and ‘Maleoc’ cider from Galicia. Check out their ‘O’Hara’ Red, Pale Ale and Black beers.

BIRRA & BLUES BREW PUB VALENCIA Av. Maria Cristina, 12 Tel: 96 392 56 41 Zona Centro Valencia 46001 www.birraeblues.com

FINNEGAN’S

Pl. de la Reina Tel: 96 392 28 62 www.finnegansofdublin.es

LLÚPOL CELLER CERVESES C/ Moro Zeit, 2 Valencia Movil: 639 03 60 06

SAINT MARTIN’S URBAN IRISH

Calle Abadía de San Martin, 2 (near San Vicente) Tel: +34963942171 46002 Valencia info@saintmartins.es

THE MARKET

C/ Danzas / Cajeros (Near La Lonja) Tel: 961 054 050 Facebook: the market cerveza artesana

TYRIS ON TAP

Taula De Canvis, 6 (near La Lonja) Tel: 96 1 13 28 73 23

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BABALÚ

C/ Manyans 17 (next to Pl. RedonDA) Tel: 96 315 50 40

ARABIC BALANSIYA

Paseo de las Facultades, 3 Authentic Moroccan cuisine in a beautiful and spacious interior www.balansiya.com

DUKALA

Dr Sanchis Bergon, 27 Excellent Moroccan cuisine with a beautiful interior and experienced owners. Set in the mellow barrio of Botanico by the Rio Turia gardens.

ST. PATRICK’S IRISH PUB

Gran Vía Marqués del Turia, 69 Tel: 96 351 36 42 www.stpatricksvalencia.com “A true Irish pub” that knows the craic! Friendly helpful international staff who speak Spanish and English! FREE WIFI to all customers. Open every day from 4pm ‘till late! Lots of events: Live Music every Friday at 23h. Parties with prizes. Open Saturday and Sunday at 13:00h pm. Reservations at info@stpatricksvalencia.com See Facebook for more details!

SAHARA (ZONA CARMEN)

C/ del Mar, 52 Tel: 96 394 32 76 Movil: 698 579 148 www.sahararestaurante.com

FRENCH

ZONA CEDRO CRUZ DEL SUR SHAMBALA

C/ de Campoamor Teléfono: 963 55 27 32 Traditional pub with plenty of beers plus tapas and cocktails. Warm interior. Bar de tapas, especialmente salazones, y cócteles con decoración cálida de paneles de madera y terraza.

ZONA Avenida Aragón

MANOLO EL DEL BOMBO

Pl. Valencia Club de Fútbol, 5 Tel: 96 930 460

ZONA PLAZA XUQUER MAX MAX

C/ Vinalopó, 11 (Pl. Xúquer) Tel: 96 362 68 67 http://maxmaxvalencia.blogspot.com

RESTAURANTS AFRO-CUBAN

FUSION RESTAURANT KAIKAYA

Plaza Ayuntamiento, 10 Tel:96 0446480 www.kaikayarestaurante.com Japanese- Brazilian fusion in the heart of town!

NIKKEI

C/ Lepanto, 26 (Zona Botánico) Tel:96 3113 578 Movil:651974299 Attractive & tasty ‘Japanese-Peruvian’ fusion of cuisine in the increasingly hip & understated barrio of Botáncio.

GREEK EL RINCON GRIEGO

C/ Conde Montornes, 23 (just off C/ Mar and corner of Poeta Liern) Tel: 96 394 4443 Mobile: 639608867 www.stratosm.es Zona Carmen

HAWAIIAN CITY POKE

PORTLAND ALE HOUSE

C/ Salamanca 10 Yes! Valencia’s rst true American pub, run by a friendly American team with draft beers available, sports and an increasingly mixed crowd of locals, visitors and English and Spanish speakers.

sopa de cebolla, foie a la parrilla, ‘Boeuf Bourguignon’, ancas de rana, pato a la naranja y algunos postres maravillosos como ‘Crêpes Suzettes al Cointreau’ y pastel de Tatín con helado de vainilla.

Clariano, 4 Tel:96 1029 000 www.citypoke.es

CHEZ WLADIMIR

C/ Conde Altea, 46 Zona Canovas Tel:96 29559 57 / 603860575 French Chef Wladimir Levyckyj  has 50 years of experience in the world of authentic French cuisine. His renowned restaurant in Strasbourg, near the European parliament, was awarded a Michelin  Star and he has served all sorts of celebrities and politicians over the years, including former French Presidents Jaques Chirac and François Mitterand.  Specialities in his French restaurant in Valencia  include Sea  Bass, Onion Soup, Grilled Foie, ‘Boeuf Bourguignon’, Frog’s Legs, Duck in Orange and some wonderful desserts like ‘Crêpes Suzettes al Cointreau’ and Tatín Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream. El Chef francés Wladimir Levyckyj tiene 50 años de experiencia en el mundo de la auténtica cocina francesa. Su renombrado restaurante en Estrasburgo, cerca del Parlamento Europeo, fue galardonado con una estrella Michelin y ha servido a todo tipo de celebridades y políticos a lo largo de los años, incluyendo a los ex presidentes franceses Jaques Chirac y François Mitterand.  Las especialidades de su restaurante francés en Valencia incluyen lubina,

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INDIAN / PAKISTANI BHARAT

C/ Moratín n14 corner w/ Calle Las Barcas (Just off Plaza Ayuntamiento) Mobile: 632 17 82 06 www.restaurantbharat.com Open Tuesday to Sunday 13.30h -16h / 19.30h -24h Authentic Indian restaurant that is both Indian run & owned and set right in the centre of Valencia. Beautifully designed interior, helpful staff, really tasty cuisine and wide choice of curries and dishes to choose from with all tastes catered for. This is the real deal! The proof is in the pudding, ‘Bharat’ has become so popular in Benidorm over the last 15 years that they have opened this newish branch in the city of Valencia! Auténtico restaurante indio que es de gestión y propiedad india y está ubicado justo en el centro de Valencia. Un interior hermosamente diseñado, un personal atento, una cocina realmente sabrosa y una amplia variedad de curries y platos para elegir con todos los gustos atendidos. ‘Bharat’ se ha vuelto tan popular en Benidorm en los últimos


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ITALIAN ZONA BOTANICO LA FORCOLA

C/ Borrull, 29 Tel: 963 155 909 www.laforcola.com

ZONA EL CARMEN ANÓMALO RESTAURANTE

C/ de la Crau, 4 (Zona Carmen) Movil:699587148 /679580624 Charming, family run restaurant with intimate setting.

AL POMODORO

C/ del Mar, 22 Tel: 96 391 48 00, www.viciositalianos.com Very popular, good value, great pizza.

BACCO D.O.C.

C/ Derechos 29, bajo (1 min from La Lonja) Tel: 96 391 19 65 This is the real deal. Bacco D.O.C. is a distinctive and authentic Italian restaurant in the centre of the historic Barrio del Carmen. It is original, good fun and it is baroque! It has a stunning cave-like interior of “bejewelled and mirrored” stalagmites and stalactites, tasteful lighting, lots of nooks and crannies and three floors. Restaurante muy distinto, con el interior como una cueva. Muy romántico para parejas. Carta extensa de pizzas y pastas.

LA PAPPARDELLA

C/ Bordadores, 5 (next to Cathedral) Tel: 96 391 89 15 www.viciositalianos.com Popular Italian restaurant without pizza and emphasis on Piadinas and pastas.

Salads, antipasti, piadine, italian tapas, pizza, pasta, meat and FIsh dishes. Wines from many regions of Italy. ZONA CANOVAS DON SALVATORE

C/ Conde de Altea, 41 Tel: 96 334 13 04 www.donsalvatore.com Spot the Valencia footballer!

LAMBRUSQUERÍA

C/ Conde Altea, 31 - 36 Tel: 96 334 07 53 lambrusqueria.wordpress.com George Clooney did eat here!

JAPANESE KENTO

Cirilo Amorós, 18 / San Vicente 36 / San Vicente 100 Movil: 616 611 289 www.kentoshop.com Healthy Japanese take away and eat in with reasonable prices.

KOKURA AUTOMATIC SUSHI

this new friendly cafe bar. Copas, cócteles, coffee and great food. Every Thursday is the day of “ Burger and Beer”. Closed Mondays. Fridays is Fish Friday. Fish and chips. English and Spanish spoken. Every Wednesday, Menu de TACOS (Chicken or Vegetarian) 9.95€ Relajate en nuestra terraza y bar acogedor. Copas, cócteles y buena comida. Cada jueves es el día de “haburguesa y cerveza”. Cerrado los lunes. Hablamos castellano e inglés. facebook.com/PalardiRestobar

MEDITERRANEAN BON GUST

C/ Corretgeria, 40 Tel: 96 3 155 063 www.restaurantebongust.com “We are a small Mediterranean cuisine restaurant where we enjoy fusing the different flavours of the world.

PERUVIAN & MEDITERRANEAN

Plaza Pere Borrego I Galino, 10 (C/ Alta con Na Jordana) Tel: 96 3 911 102 www.kokura.es

MOMIJI

Mercado de Colon. Tel: 960 709 175 www.momji.es Quality Japanese cuisine in upmarket surroundings.

RAMEN KUMA

Pintor Salvador Abril, 6 Tel: 963 11 94 29 Homemade & authentic Japanese cuisine in the hip barrio of Ruzafa.

TORA (TABERNA JAPONESA)

C/ Pedro III El Grande , 13 Tel: 96 311 94 29 Great! Finally, an authentic Japanase taberna in Valencia run by a Japanese & Valencian couple!

MEXICAN AMEYAL

Conde de Salvatierra, 39 Tel: 96 3205 837 / 96 3 236 153 www.ameyal.es

ZONA ARRANCAPINS

LA STRADA C/ Quart 17 Tel: 96 392 41 77 Excellent! Hip pizzeria and pasta restaurant just a brief stroll from Torres de Quart. 8€ daytime menus, around 15€ at night.

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SIMALÚ

C/ Caballeros, 10 Tel: 96 1 93 03 57 www.simalurestaurante.com

‘Simalù’ restaurante is in the heart of the historic centre of Valencia and it combines Peruvian cuisine with Valencian & European touches where creativity produce flavors that reach their full potential with each dish that is made with love. This restaurant has 3 floors with bar, sala and fantastic terrace too. It is a distinctive restaurant with a unique menu. They themselves sum it up well: “It’s the art of combining ingredients and flavours, which are pleasing to the palate and remind you of homemade cooking.”

PORTUGUESE CAFÉ PESSOA PALARDI CAFFE RESTOBAR

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C/ Literato Azorin, 2 Tel: 96 341 75 14 Great! An authentic Portuguese café bar with lovely cocktails and trendy interior 25


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LA COOPERATIVA DEL MAR

C/ Literato Azorin, 18 Movil: 697 95 52 94 Cod and sardines are specialities

SPANISH / VALENCIAN ZONA ALAMEDA ÀTIC RESTÓ @PALAUALAMEDA

Calle Arquitecto Mora, 2 Tel: +34 963 545 176 palaualameda.com/espacios/atic “Showcooking in the sky.” Combining the traditional with the vanguard.

PÍLSENER

Alameda, 38 Tel:96 3 370 211 Upmarket restaurant that specializes in fish dishes.

ZONA CABANYAL BARBARITATS (TASQUITA)

C/ Barraca, 92 Tel:96 189 554 Tasty food and sunny terrace!

CASA CARMELA

Isabel de Villena, 155 Playa de Malvarrosa Tel:96 3 710 073 / 616 954 842 Specializing in authentic paella cooked over wood. Established in 1922.

LA ALEGRÍA DE LA HUERTA

Paseo Maritimo, Modulo 6 Playa de Malvarrosa Tel:96 3 550 507 / Movil:665 87 03 39 Typical Valencian cuisine. Emblematic, family-run restaurant for over 40 years.

24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS Open everyday from morning until past midnight. Great for couples, the family and groups with lunch & dinner menus. Beautiful, modern and fresh interior with large terrace to watch the world go by with your Continental breakfast, Spanish & Mediterranean lunches or dinners. Wide range of dishes to savour including Valencian paella and rice choices, delicious salads, iberico meats & hams  & quality cheese selections, tortilla, fried eggs & bacon, patatas bravas, croquettes, burgers, Russian Salad, Spanish tapas, pastas, and many types of tasty sandwiches! Coffees & croissants and cakes too. Enjoy Gins, Rums, Cocktails, Fruit Juices, Beers & Wines too…

LLISA NEGRA

C/ Pascual y Genís, 10 www.llisanegra.com Creative cuisine with excellent product. World-famous chef Quique Dacosta’s latest restaurant is now open in 2019.

MERCAT DE LA REINA

Plaza de la Reina, 19 Tel:96 3 925 789 Tasty pinchos & tapas all day in the historic centre. Award-winning chef won a prestigious “best bocadillo in Spain” prize, which made the national news!

ZONA CITY OF ARTS & SCIENCES RESTAURANTE SUBMARINO (L’OCEANOGRAFIC)

(Menjar i Buere) C/ Marino Sirera, 14 Tel: 963 54 77 57 www.odonnellcabanyal.com Seafood specialists by the sea. Rice & meat dishes and good selection of wines.

Carrer d’Eduardo Primo Yúfera, 1B 46013 València TEL: (+34) 662 860 595 / email: rsubmarino@oceanografic.org web: restaurante-submarino A different experience. Inside L’Oceanografic of the City of Arts and Sciences. Dine underwater with fish swimming by… while you dine!

ZONA CENTRO EL POBLET

ZONA PLAZA AYUNTAMIENTO ALKAZAR

O’DONNELL CABANYAL

C/ Correos, 8 Valencia Tel: 961 11 11 06 www.elpobletrestaurante.com/ Beautiful presentation with excellent product. Very popular with locals, inspired & run by chef Quique Dacosta’s Michelin star restaurant in Denia…

RESTAURANTE HAUS VALENCIA Calle San Vicente, 19 46002, Valencia, España Teléfono Fijo. 960 221 491 Reservas. 662 389 056 Email: hausvalencia@gmail.com www.facebook.com/hausvlc www.elhaus.es

morning, almuerzo around midday, lunch or dinner a la carta or menu as well as enjoy a wide range of spirits & cocktails.

VUELVE CAROLINA

www.vuelvecarolina.com C/ Correos, 8

ZONA EL CARMEN 64 Restaurant

C/ Guillem de Castro, 64 TEL: 963 27 01 01 64restaurante.es New! Top quality Mediterranean & world cuisine that marries vanguard presentation with traditional ingredients.

BAR ALMUDIN

C/ Almudin,14. Near Plaza del Virgen. Tapas bar since 1932. Rice dishes, tapas, wines and spirits. Attractive and well-established. An old-fashioned interior with real character. No telephone number. You have to visit in person to make a reservation!

DOS AGUAS

C/ Marqués de Dos Aguas, 6 Tel: 96 251 64 26 Good value Spanish menu del días, great view.

EL ARENAL DEL CARMEN

C/ Calatrava, 6 Tel: 96 009 16 57 Beautiful old building, located in a mellow corner of the historic centre, with lots of space for groups and couples and plenty of attractive nooks and crannies. Fresh Mediterranean cuisine including seafood, Spanish tapas and rice dishes including genuine paella! An ample selction of wines and great Gin’n’Tonics. Cocina mediterránea fresca incluyendo mariscos, tapas españolas y platos de arroz, incluyendo paella genuina! Una amplia selección de vinos y grandes Gin’n’Tonics.

C/. Mosén Femades, 9 y 11 (Zona peatonal/ Pedestrian street) Just off Plaza Ayuntamiento 46002 Valencia · T. 96 352 95 75 · 96 351 55 51 www.restaurantealkazar.com

HARD ROCK CAFÉ

Avenida Marqués de Sotelo, 6 Tel:96 2565653 www.hardrock.com Enjoy food, music and more…

LOTELITO VALENCIA ROOMS & BAR

C/ Barcas, 13 Tel: 96 206 78 52 Movil: (+34) 656 265 229 www.lotelitovalencia.com You can enjoy breakfast early in the

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EL BOTIJO

C/ San Miguel s/n www.tascaelbotijo.com Spanish tasca in the Barrio Carmen! Great terraza & excellent service, great variety of delicious tapas, a


24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS top ensaladilla rusa and nice cheeses too. Good selection of beers & wines. Kitchen and bar is open everyday from 9h -01.30h. Clasica tasca situada en el Barrio del Carmen, cocina siempre abierta, servicio excelente, gran variedad de tapas, vinos y cervezas.

customers and for all the right reasons. This is an authentic Valencian restaurant where you not only savour Valencia paella you can also take a certi ed course in order to become pro cient in cooking your own paella! This includes a trip to Mercado Central to pick the ingredients as well as cooking with an expert chef in one of their 2 restaurants. Check it out! Paella auténtica valenciana con cursos de paella ofrecidos por expertos cocineros.

SEPTEMBER 19 MARCH 20 bar regarded as ‘quintessential’. Established in 1917, this one is high up on the list in many guides. Veteran waiters serve excellent tapas: habas, ensaladilla rusa and the famous mussels. Open daily midday to midnight just off Plaza Tossal, not hard to nd. Now that’s what we call atmosphere... El bar de tapas más histórico en el centro de Valencia, especialidad en clóchinas, buenas habas y ensaladilla rusa.

FOC BISTRÓ

C/ Caballeros, 12 Tel:96 3 916 271 Valencian fusion cuisine, rock’n’roll music and draught beers. What more do you need?

KA’RAK (RAQUEL CERNICHARO)

EL RALL

Pl. Tundidores, 2 Tel: 96 392 20 90 Legendary paella restaurant, prime location by La Lonja and Plaza Negrito. Restaurante legendario de paellas y más arroces. Bien situado entre La Lonja y Plaza Negrito. Terraza encantadora.

EL RACO DE CARABASSES

C/Mallorquins, 1 Tel:96 394 51 15 Authentic Valencian and Spanish cuisine next to the Mercado Central. Dig the arroz al horno!

EL TAP

C/ Roteros, 9 Tel:96 3 912 627 Warm interior. Fresh, quality product in the historic centre.

ESCALONES DE LA LONJA C/ Pere Compte, 3

C/ Músico Peydró, 9 Tel. 96 315 45 88 Set in a quiet corner of the atmospheric old town. Run by a friendly and experienced owner, enjoy wonderful homemade Mediterranean cooking.

LA ASTILLA

PLAZA VICENTE IBORRA, 3 TEL: 96 0 435 672 / 693 501 430 Mediterranean cuisine with friendly & experienced staff.

LA BOTIFARRA

Calle Pinzón, 12 Movil: 34 616 75 86 24 http://botifarra.es/ Hidden away in a quiet side street, this is a classic and authentic Valencian & Mediterranean tapas bar of the Barrio del Carmen…

LA CARME

C/ Soguers, 2 Tel: 96 392 2532 30 years old emblematic restaurant of the Barrio del Carmen with Mediterranean dishes and cosy yet spacious interior.

LA CARAGOLA

C/ Mosen Sorell, 9 Movil: 615 99 28 03

L’APLEC

C / Roteros, 9 (near Torres de Serranos) Movil: 696 119986 Bar - restaurant to go for tapas. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon to closing. Closed Monday. Spontaneous atmosphere, friendly and fun. Home cooking. Drinks and hot tapas with a hint of fun. Easy to nd as it is just a stoneʼs throw from the Torres de Serranos. Nice and spacious interior too! L’ Aplec has a great terrace. Enjoy their homemade, fresh and authetic paella to order in advance for groups. Enjoy classic and original Spanish tapas. Gay & Lesbian friendly. Tapas caseras, divertidas, servicio amable y buenas paellas para encargar. Muy cerca de Torres de Serranos. Auténticamente español y abierto a todos.

LA LOLA

C/ Subida de Toledano, 8 Tel: 96 391 80 45, www.lalolarestaurante.com reservas@lalolarestaurante.com. This is ‘nueva cocina española’! Authentic live flamenco every week.

LIENZO

Plaza del Tetuan, 18 Tel:96 352 1081 www.elrestaurantellienzo.com Upmarket and reliable. Excellent tapas with seafood a speciality. Tapas 5€-15€. Menus 27€-55€.

ESCUELA DE ARROCES Y PAELLA VALENCIANA

C/ Obispo Don Jerónimo 8 Tel: 961 043 540 www.escueladearrocesypaellas.com info@escueladearrocesypaellas.com Highly popular with discerning

LIGAZON LA PILARETA

C/ Moro Zeit Tel: 96 391 04 97 Every major Spanish city has a tapas © 2019 24/7 Valencia

C/ Arolas,11-bajo. 46001-Valencia Telefono de reservas: 961141112 MARIA MANDILES Plaza Manises, 2 Tel: 96 04 60 57 27


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MARIA MANDILES

24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS Quality mediterranean cuisine.

COCO PAZZO

Conde de Altea, 51 Movil: 717 12 22 35

DE CALLE

C/ del Padre Huérfanos, 2 Tel: 96 315 48 84

Conde Altea, 12 Tel: 96 3 951 178 www.de-calle.com

MASCARAQUE RESTAURANT   IVAM

LA PURETA

C/ Guillem de castro, 118 tel: 960 629 451 creative cuisine in a distinctive setting

C/ Grabador Esteve, 34 Tel:96 001 70 61.

C/ Roteros, 21 Tel: 96 392 31 68 Very near Torres de Serranos so easy to nd. Creative cuisine with highly experienced owner and staff. Mattilda combines succulent tapas and quality cuisine with artistic presentation with a loyal and cosmopolitan clientele. Clean & attractive vintage style interior.

MEAT MARKET

MAMA RACHA TABERNA C/Ciscar, 15 Tel: 960 065 558

MATTILDA

MERCAT DE LA REINA

Plaza de la Reina, 19 Tel:96 3 925 789 / Movil:629381846

OCHO Y MEDIO

Plaza Lope de Vega, 5 Tel: 96 392 20 22 www.elochoymedio.com

OSTRAS PEDRIN

C/ Bonaire, 23 Tel:963 76 70 54 Deservedly popular. There are 6 types of oysters available with prices to suit their varied clientele. Friendly atmosphere with cava & champagne...

REFUGIO RESTAURANTE DEL CARMEN C/ Alta, 42 Tel: 96 391 7754 The ‘Cooking Revolution’!

SIDRERIA EL MOLINÓN

C/Bolseria, 40 Tel: 963 91 15 38

TASCA EMBRUJO DEL CARMEN C/Juristas, 5 Tel: 96 0 014 584/ 695 478 914

TINTOFINO ULTRAMARINO

C/ Corretgeria, 38 Tel: 963 154 599 / 636 429 329 Tinto Fino Ultramarino is a restaurant located in the historic center of Valencia, in the neighborhood of Carmen, a few meters from the cathedral where you can taste tapas and dishes, salted meats, selected sausages and Italian and Spanish cheeses.The warmth of its bohemian atmosphere, seasoned with the freshness of that retro touch, is combined with the flavors of regional, Spanish and Italian dishes. The best tapas and regional dishes from Spain and Italy are mixed with quality sausages that you can also take home.

VOLARE

C/ Roteros, 12 Tel: 96 0 643 540 Very near Torres de Serranos.

YUSO

C / de la Cruz, 4 izquierda and Plaza del Carmen, 6. Tel: 96 315 39 67 The real deal. Valencian chefs and Valencian staff. Superb paella, arròs en fesols i naps, arroz a banda, patatas bravas, salads and more. Near Torres de Serranos. There are now two Yusos, near to each other. La autentica paella valenciana. Cocineros valencianos, una paella estupenda. Ahora hay dos Yusos, cerca de Torres de Serrano.

ZONA BOTÁNICO LA GRETA

C/ Bon Fill, 7 Tel: 96 3 32 24 47 Enjoy tapas and wines in warm surroundings. English and Spanish spoken…

LA MALAQUITA

C/ Turia, 52 Tel: 963 26 25 47 Lovingly made Mediterranean cuisine with warm and spacious interior. Near Torres de Quart.

C/ Burriana, 38 Tel:96 3 944 909 www.meatmarketrestaurante.com

MERCATBAR

Joaquín Costa, 27 Valencia Tel: 963 74 85 58 www.mercatbar.es Fab restaurant with quality product and fusion cuisine. Run by legendary chef Quique Dacosta, set in the trendy Canovas zone.

O’PAZO

C/ Conde Altea, 21 Tel: 96 320 11 78 Galician bodega...

ZONA BENIMACLET EL CARABASSER

C/ Reverendo Rafael Tramoyeres, 35 Tel:963 89 14 46

PATA NEGRA

C/ Barón de San Petrillo,3 Tel:96 389 09 54 Vintage-style interior, quality Mediterranean tapas and dishes, jazzy soundtrack...

ZONA ARAGÓN

ZONA CANOVAS BAALBEC

Gran Via Marques del Turia, 63 Tel: 961 913 675 WWW.baalbec.es Fresh, imaginative and wide-ranging Mediterranean cuisine….

CANALLA BISTRÓ by Ricardo Camarena

Carrer del Mestre Josep Serrano, 5, 46005 València Tel: 96 3 74 05 09 This elegant and eclectic restaurant offers everything from pastrami sandwiches, smoked eel, and slow-roasted pork that are sure to transport you to different places around the globe.

CHE, TABERNA VASCA

Av. Reino de Valencia, 9 Tel:96 3 746 525 Legendary & historic restaurant with tasty Basque & Valencian cuisine and the original, old-fashioned green partitions that divides the diners’ tables just like back in the day! Founded in 1933. © 2019 24/7 Valencia

GINEBRE

Calle Eolo, 7, 46021 València Tel: 962 06 34 24 www.ginebre.com Our Restaurant offers a different concept of hospitality, with a simple, sensitive cuisine, based on a Mediterranean cuisine where the local and seasonal products are the protagonists of their elaborations. Our cuisine is enriched by bringing influences from other cultures such as Moroccan, Mexican, Peruvian or Japanese that fuses with a small dose of creativity.

ZONA PUERTO


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CASA CARMELA

Isabel de Villena, 155 (Playa Malvarrosa) Tel: 96 3 710 073 / 616 954 842 www.casa-carmela.com Established in 1922 and next to the Blasco Ibañez museum. They specialize in paella cooked in the traditional and authentic way. Closed on Mondays.

CHURRERIAS

LA SUCURSAL

Veles e Vents Muelle de la Aduana s/n Tel: 96 3746 665 www.restaurantelasucursal.com Legendary restaurant that was once part of the IVAM and is now set in the port area.

ZONA RIO TURIA GARDENS RICARD CAMARENA RESTAURANT *****

Bombas Gens Centre d’Art Avda. Burjassot, 54 (P1-3ª) Tel:96 3 355 418 www.ricardcamarenarestaurant.com

ZONA RUZAFA EL RODAMON DE RUSSAFA C/ Sueca, 47 www.elrodamon.com

FIERRO

tinctive tang. It’s worth mentioning that care is taken to present all their dishes with artistic flair as well as having the freshest ingredients.There are seafood choices like Octopus and Langostine platos. Vegetarians are well catered for too.

BOATELLA TAPAS

Plaza del Mercado, 34 Tel:96 3 154 071 Traditional Spanish & Mediterranean tapas with a view of Mercado Central.

NEPTUNO HOTEL ON THE BEACH

Tel: 96 3567 777 www.hotelneptunovalencia.com Excellent Valencian cuisine with paella, cocktails and menus…

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LA CHURRERÍA DEL BARRIO

Carrer de Burgos, 2. Valencia (46018) -near Av. Del Cid metroTel: 658 32 23 00 Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays in the mornings from 7h to 13h and afternoons 17h to 20.30h

BOUCAN WINEBAR C/ BAJA, 42 Tel: 618 36 41 33

www.la-churreria-del-barrio.negocio.site

Instagram: the_churreria_del_barrio

In our churreria we elaborate churros in the traditional way, porras, pumpkin fritters and exquisite hot chocolate. For breakfast or an afternoon snack, enjoy some ‘churros’ that are especially made just for you. We have been making our customers happy since 1981. We are a family trade of tradition and artisanal elaboration.

TAPAS BARS

C/ Denia, 4 Tel:96 3 30 52 44 Cuisine that combines passion with imagination.

CLANN

C/ Zurradores, 9 Tel: 662 436 972 Instagram: @clann_bar_valencia Cosy & charismatic bar in the historic centre. They buy the freshest seasonal product in the Central Market and cook it in the moment. Their speciality is a squid on the grill. Every Wednesday they have Argentinian empanadas. Pet friendly

HUERTA Y HUERTA

C/ Cádiz 61 960211173 Mediterranean fusion by chef Ramonet

LA FLACA DE RUZAFA C/ Puerto Rico, 34 Tel:96 3034 739

MOOD FOOD

C/ Pintor Salvador Abril, 7 Tel:96 1 05 02 69 Beautifully presented and fresh Mediterranean-based fusion cuisine at reasonable prices in a cosy setting.

2 ESTACIONES

Calle Pintor Salvador Abril, 28, Tel:96 3 03 46 70

S ’ALAT Bar i Botiga MallorquIna

C/ Pintor Salvador Abril, 34 Tel:96 3 034 975 Fresh produce and authentic cuisine from Mallorca.

ANITA GIRÓ

Pintor Domingo, 7 (near Torres de Quart) - Zona Centro Historico Tel: 96 1133418 / Movil: 665 36 50 47 Facebook: Anita.Giro Open everyday from 19h. Mediterranean tapas with an international touch. There is an international vibe to this place and it is still very much the local popular hangout with open-minded individuals in the historic centre. It’s a tolerant place and there is a sense of freedom here that only adds to its appeal. Starters include a tasty & fluffy hummus topped with pimentón de la vera with nachos that have a dis© 2019 24/7 Valencia

EL OLIVO TABERNA

Plaza del Árbol, 4 (end of C/ Baja) Tel: 96 391 70 87 Authentic Spanish tapas in the historic centre. Highly popular with alternative crowd and visitors. Amongst their many specialities you will nd artichokes, homemade croquettes, grilled sardines, fried prawns, octopus, cured ham, a selection of cheeses and much more. All tapas are made in the moment, which means you can 29


MARCH SEPTEMBER 20 19 take your time over a glass of wine or beer. Auténtico bar de tapas español con dueño de familia andaluza con alcachofas, croquetas, sardinas, opciones vegetarianas y mucho más. Popular con gente alternativa, gente del barrio y visitantes. Excelente terraza.

24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS the gentle waves via a distant wind. Also it is the love of the mother, of the mother tongue, unconditional and welcoming. A place for eating, kissing, resting. It is a patio, a restaurant with joyful cuisine and a honeycomb of weekly artists. Sundays has live flamenco and Wednesdays has live fusion music. Our house is your house.”

THAI THAI MONGKUT

C/ Corona, 8 www.thaimogkut.es Tel:96 0 21 67 80

THAILICIOUS

C/ Almirante Cadarso, 6 Tel:96 3815181

VEGAN

MALAFAMA CANYELMAR

C/ Murt Fransec Cubells, 37 Tel:96 06 88 839 Pinchos are a speciality and family friendly too

KAÑA MAKAN BISTRO C/ Sueca 61, Ruzafa Tel: 960 15 07 96 www.kanamakan.com Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Open From Wednesday to Sundays from 19h - 00.00h Middle Eastern tapas fusion with attractive interior and friendly crowd. Tapas fusion del Medio Este, interior atractivo y compañía agradable. LA CARAGOLA Plaza Mossén Sorell, 9 Tel:684 211 409

LA MURTA vines i tapes

C/ Murta, 14 Tel:96 133 69 71 Tasty tapas with liberal & mostly Spanish crowd in the studenty barrio of Benimaclet

KHAMBÚ

OLI BAR

plaza manuel granero, 20 tel: 692 203 795 ‘ham, cheese, wine, olives’ set in the scenic park of Ruzafa, one of Valencia’s most dynamic barrios, this is a popular & welcoming tavern with market quality cheese & meat dishes that are cut and prepared on the spot. English & Spanish spoken, experienced staff and friendly service too Ubicada en el pintoresco parque de Ruzafa, uno de los barrios más dinámicos de Valencia, esta es una taberna popular y acogedora con platos de queso y carne de calidad de mercado que se cortan y preparan en el lugar. Inglés y español hablado, servicio amable también

PAN DE QUESO

C/ Serranos, 19 “A touch of Brazil near the Torres de Serranos”

ROSE PINK

MAR D’AMURA

(Zona Cabanyal) C/ Progrés, 159 Tel:96 122 73 24 “Mar d’Amura is both a shelter and an oasis. A place to lunch, dine and converse in peace. Its name is synonymous with the sea, which carries 30

C/ SALVADOR GINER,1 Tel: 673 91 68 62 Welcoming and creative owners with Cocktails & Gourmet Tapas in the historic centre

SANTA COMPANYA

C/ Roteros 21 Tel: 961 100 805 TABERNA ARANDINOS C/ de la Cruz, no 1 (Plaza del Angel) Mobile: 639259581 © 2019 24/7 Valencia

C/Quart, 41b (near Torres de Quart) Zona Carmen Tel:96 3120 901 www.khambu.com ‘Khambú’ was born in Valencia as a vegan fast food restaurant. YOU CAN FIND A GREAT VARIETY OF HAMBURGERS, POTATOES, CRUNCHY SWEET POTATO, NACHOS WITH GUACAMOLE AND VEGAN CHEESE, WRAPS, ORIGINAL APPETIZERS LIKE THE ‘AROS DEL MAR’ THAT REMIND US OF THE TRADITIONAL ROMAN STYLE SQUID, SALADS, IN EDIBLE DISHES, TEX-MEX BURRITOS, NUGGETS FROM QUORN (A MICROPROTEIN OF GREAT NUTRITIONAL VALUE)

ICE CREAM ICECOBAR

Behind Bullring/next to Primark. 622 80 89 79 www.icecobar.es

BURGER BAR MIAMI BURGER HOUSE

New! Fresh & varied burger bar in beautiful & historic building with friendly staff. Open everyday from 12pm until 12am Tel: 961 67 47 54 C/ Zurradores, 7 Zona Carmen

RAINBOW BURGER

C/Salamanca, 26 Movil:625 35 84 01 Very original burger bar with vegan, sushi and zebra choices

SHOPPING ZONA BOTÁNICO


24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS

VINYL EYE

Music textile design C/Turia, 35 Tel: 96 1478033

ZONA CANOVAS ABANICOS CARBONELL Carrer de Castelló, 21, 46004 Valencia

LAURA ASHLEY

C/Cirilo Amoros, 66 Tel:96 1 11 58 44

LA GALERIA JORGE JUAN

C/ Jorge Juan, 21 www.lagaleriajorgejuan.com

LE CABINE

(STYLE THAT ROCKS) Cirilvio Amoros, 65 Tel: 960 214 031 Mov: 655 840 553

SANJAHARA (Eva Crespo) C/Cirilo Amoros, 70 Tel: 96 0221280

TASTE OF AMERICA

Avenida Reino de Valencia, 6. Tel: 962 06 64 65 www.tasteofamerica.com

ZONA EL CARMEN DIPIKA KUMAR

C/ Purisima, 4 Tel:650 405 165 Instagram: dipkakumar11 Goldsmith/Orfebre shop/Atelier

www.kupkacuero.com

MADAME BUGALÚ

C/Danzas, 3 Tel: 96 315 44 76 Chic!

MANDALA

(Espai Creatiu) C/ Calatrava, 4 Tel: 655 301 390 Facebook Mandala Espai Creatiu Spiritual shop run by a kindly couple...

OTRAMUNDO

C/Baja, 27 INSTAGRAM: _OTROMUNDO_CERAMICA handmade artisan ceramics make for an original unique gift.

PANNONICA VINTAGE C/Baja, 28

PUCHERITO VERDE

C/ Belén, 9 Handmade & independent Valencian craftwork in a little corner of the historic centre…

SEBASTIAN MELMOTH

C/ Baja,50 Art, design, tradition and unique objects store

SABOTAGE GALLERY

C/ Purisima, 5 Movil: 640 28 50 687 www.sabotagegallery.com

Avenida Maria Cristina, 4 Tel: 96 315 41 76 www.aNilloatlante.com Tibetan bowls, ethnic furniture, organic clothing, tribal masks, a collection of minerals & rocks, decorative items made by hand and manufactured especially for us. www.arteafrica.com Muebles y acesorios étnicos.

(SILK SHOP & MUSEUM) C/ Hospital, 7 Tel:963 511 951 www.laseda.es

C/ Denia, 20 Tel: 963 12 52 22 www.kowalskicosasbellasartes.com

Ethnic Gallery Shop Calle Baja 17 Valencia 46003 Movil: 672 92 93 00

C/ Puerto Rico, 30

ESPAI SEDA (LA TIENDA DEL MUSEO)

KOWALSKI COSAS BELLAS ARTES

TAMALA TIENDA ETNICA

MADAME MIM

Calle Soledad 2 (just off Plaza Patriarca) 46002 Valencia + (34) 960 019 167 + (34) 673 535 775 hola@thearmario.store  Instagram: The_Armario.Store www.thearmario.store The best designer brands at affordable outlet prices

YUSTE

INNARA

KUPKA

ZONA MERCADO CENTRAL UNO

C/ Trench,15 & C/ de los Derechos,19 Tel: 96 105 76 99 Mov: 665 06 06 86

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Calle Derechos 33, Valencia Tel: 96 391 2463

SOHO DEL CARMEN

Plaza Miracle de Mocadores, 5 (off Plaza Reina) Movil:630 37 36 03 True artisans. Established in 1970. The real deal when it comes to ceramics from the Valencia community.

Plaza Comte de Bunyol, 1. (C/ Caballeros) Quality clothes shop & very well situated in the heart of the historic centre. Mov: 605 31 63 04

Tel: 963 82 92 51 UNO is the emblematic stand of the Mercado Central. It’s a place to meet, to sample food at the Central Market of Valencia, which is known as the ‘Mercado Central, where UNO fits right in. Enjoy a snack, and take the chance to re-discover local products. It is the project of the very amiable and experienced owner Rafael Valls. This is a place to revalue the culture of local product, to ‘chop’ and to try local novelties.   Savour their delightful Spanish sandwiches ‘bocados’,  with freshness and quality intact, a new bottle of wine, an instant coffee, a counter with succulent sweets and desserts  brought by artisan suppliers. Here you’ll find the best customs, and there is always a new product to be surprised by. And all in the most privileged scenario of all, you will find ‘UNO’ at the entrance of the Central Market! During the Christmas holidays you can enjoy personalized hampers by UNO with the products you most like, either as a present for others or for one of your celebrations.

C/ CUBA, 43 Instagram: diseno43 original & attractive designs & illustrations in the arty barrio of ruzafa...

THE ARMARIO STORE

AFRIC ART

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PARANOID

T-shirts, retro musical instruments, toys and more… C/ Sevilla, 7 Valencia Tel: 960 07 07 42

TRINITY VINTAGE

Carrer de Carles Cervera, 19, bajo derecha, 46004 Valencia

CLASSIFIEDS DOG DAYCARE KINGCAN

Plaza Almansa 1 bajo derecha Tel: 629506145 Zona Carmen

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CRICKET CLUB

24/7 VALENCIA LISTINGS

LAWYER VIRGINIA DE LA CUADRA GALERA

ENGLISH SPEAKING SPANISH LAWYER – Abogada virginia@delacuadragalera.com +(34) 680 438 775 www.delacuadragalera.com

HOSTELS HOME YOUTH HOSTEL

Tel: 96 391 62 29 C/ La Lonja, 4 www.homeyouthhostel.com/

LEISURE

CRICKET CLUB

Levante CC are a new cricket club based in Valencia that have regular league games with teams throughout Spain and also welcome touring sides to the city. The club train most Thursday evenings at the Camp de Beisbol in the riverbed, start time 8pm. New members welcome. www.levantecc.com Jason: 654071182 Barry: 652291897

HAIR SALON

VALENJOY

C/ Moro Zeit, 11 Tel:96 205 74 / Móvil: 600 481 880 www.valenjoy.com Set in the historic centre. Friendly service and many happy customers! Bikes for sale & hire. Electric Scooters for hire & more. Ubicado en el centro histórico. Servicio amable y muchos clientes felices! Bicicletas en venta y alquiler. Scooters eléctricos para alquiler y más.

HEALTH PILATES CLASSES

Tel: 687605722 Personal Trainers specialising in Pilates techniques for single or double classes. Reformer in our studio or at your home. Marta & Mike.

LA NIÑA LOS PEINES

C/ Santo Tomas, 24 Tel: 96 392 52 82 Fantastic hair salon that is renowned in the city where highly experienced professional experts get to the essence of each person’s head of hair for the cut you are truly looking for. Combining health, pleasure and imagination there are a wide range of services, cuts, colours, styles available. They are make up experts who have worked with a number of lm directors, designers and photographers too. There is also an erotic corner for customers... “La Niña Los Peines mueve las tijeras y zapatea, a na el tono de los colores cuidadosamente, mima tu melena mientras te la modela al ritmo de tus deseos. Y en el gabinete de belleza te arregla de la cabeza a los piés. Calidad Schwarzkopf, trabajo cuidado y trato personal ¡Óle!”

HOSTAL ANTIGUA MORELLANA C/ En Bou, 2 (Zona Carmen) Tel: 96 391 57 73 www.hostalam.com SINGLE/ INDIVIDUAL 40€ (IVA included/ Incluido) DOUBLE/ DOBLE 55€ (IVA included/ incluido) Lovely hostel in the heart of the old centre with comfortable rooms, good service and all modern conveniences. HOSTAL EL RINCÓN (ZONA CARMEN) C/ Carda 11 Tel: 96 391 79 98 / 96 391 60 83 Single: 10-13€, Double: 18-24€

HOTELS HOTEL LAS ARENAS ***** Eugenia Viñes 22-24 Tel. 963 120 600 Tel: 96 306 09 30 www.lotelito.com

NEPTUNO ****

C/ Paseo de Neptuno, 2 Tel: 96 356 77 77 www.hotelneptunovalencia.com

APARTMENTS PALACIO DE ROJAS C/ Quart, 10 Tel:96 0218 370 www.palacioderojas.com

PETIT PALACE GERMANÍAS ***

C/ Sueca, 14 Tel: 96 351 36 38 www.petitpalacehotelgermanias.com

CENTRO URANIUM

www.centrouranium.com uranium.sirio@gmail.com C/Quart 101, bajo, Valencia. Sirio Simó Calatayud Tel: 676 758 709 This is an alternative health centre with classes including Yoga, Chikung, Tarot, Massage therapy, Reiki. Run by the highly trained and experienced Sirio. © 2019 24/7 Valencia

SERCOTEL SOROLLA PALACE****

Av.de las Cortes Valencianas,58 46015 Valencia (ESPAÑA) Tel: 961 868 700 Fax: 96 186 87 05 www.hotelsorollapalace.com

THE WESTIN VALENCIA***** Amadeo de Saboya, 16 Tel: 34 96 362 59 00 www.westinvalencia.com


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KROME VALENCIA STREET ART

VALENCIA STREET ART: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH KROME 24/7 Valencia: What are your concepts and philosophy regarding your work? KROME:There have been several throughout my career. At first, like any tagger starting out my aim was to leave my mark as much as possible with my name. Now I continue to do this but with other methods and another philosophy. In my opinion, tagging is usually lacking a meaning beyond the name itself. I like to experiment with geometric structures, distortions and visual effects to create a harmonious composition in my works. Lately I have also been adapting some structures with my letters, emulating objects and characters of popular culture of recent times. 24/7 Valencia: How do you see the ‘Street Art’ scene in Valencia? KROME:  I think it’s incredible, there’s something for everyone. In general, the best thing is that there’s a lot of respect

between all the disciplines of street art, not like in other cities where it seems that “graffiti artists” and “urban artists” are in a constant war. On the other hand, in Valencia Street art and graffiti seems to have become a fashion. That’s not always good but at least we are getting much more popular support than a few years ago. 24/7 Valencia: Tell us something about your projects… KROME:  Now and for some time my goal is to innovate or

create original works as Graffiti but trying new tools and alternative techniques, I seek to combine with people from opposite disciplines to mine in order to generate alternative fusions and that both parties benefit from creating an original work in which all parties have been creative in their own way. Interview by Owl   More information at: Instagram: @krome_2 

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VALENCIA FOOTBALL

A BUSY FEW WEEKS As the local sports journalist Kike Mateu is one of the first cases to confirm positive for the Coronavirus in Valencia, the premier football club in this city are themselves struggling to ward off a losing bug that has seen them fall to defeats in the last four away matches. Mateu who is regularly seen presenting the sports programme “El Chiringuito” on television and writes for the newspaper ‘Las Provincias’, undoubtedly contacted the disease on Valencia’s ill-fated trip to Italy, when they faced Atalanta in the Champions League. Playing the match in Milan, as the ground in Bergamo was considered not up to Champions League standards by UEFA, Los Che suffered an embarrassing defeat that leaves them with a mammoth task at the Mestalla if they are to reach the next stage of Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

off a challenge from Soler, to shoot past Doménech, with a right foot With Garay out with an injury for shot from just inside the area. the rest of the season and Paulista suspended after his sending off in Two goals down at the interval Amsterdam, the Valencia manager was a bit harsh on Valencia, in Albert Celades had to rely on the all honesty. They themselves had makeshift centre back partnership two glorious chances to score, the of Diakhaby and Mangala… to try first when Ferran hit a post and the and thwart the attacking prowess second when Guedes sprayed a cross-shot across the face of the of the Italians. Atalanta goal that just evaded the Playing together for the very outstretched studs of the lunging first time in such an important Mangala. encounter was asking a lot of the French duo, and their lack of match Unfortunately, the second half practice together was exposed to highlighted Valencia’s defensive full effect by I Nerazzurri. As early deficiencies even further. First, as the 16th minute Atalanta took Kongdobia lost a tussle with the lead when Dutch international Remo Freuler close to his own Hans Hateboer reacted quickly, by penalty area. From that struggle, getting in front of Gaya, to poke the Swiss midfielder took a few paces before unleashing a curling the ball home from close range. shot inside Doménech’s left hand A surge of attacks from the post. players in blue and black resulted in a second goal just before the Five minutes later, Atalanta interval when Josip Iličić shrugged added a fourth when the left the competition.


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hand side of the Valencia defence was absolutely shredded. An intelligent run by Hans Hateboer put him clear through on goal, and he finished with aplomb, placing his shot from a tight angle past the advancing keeper. Valencia did claim a consolation goal from substitute Cheryshev, and also missed another couple of glorious chances to reduce the deficit during the second half period. Quite frankly, it could have been 4-4 and the Italian clubs frailities at the back give a glimmer of hope for Valencia clawing back this contest. It is not in Atlanta’s nature to defend so expect a goal fest in the second leg and an early goal at a full Mestalla will test their metal to the full. A repeat of the comeback night against FC Basel in 2014 is not completely out of the reckoning, and would surely rank among one of the greatest comebacks in the club’s history should they be able to accomplish it. As bad as Valencia’s away form has been with heavy defeats in Madrid (Getafe) and San Sebastian (Real Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

Sociedad), their home form keeps Betis came next to the Mestalla. the fans reasonably optimistic of Having won only once in the last greater things to come. 26 visits, the odds on a Valencia victory were very high with the Los Che followed their exciting bookmakers. victory over Barcelona on home soil with another three points Betis are full of creative players. against Celta Vigo. It took a Joaquin, Canales and Guardado solitary goal from Carlos Soler are testament to this from their well into the second half to secure time at the Mestalla but they the win against the team from lack real quality directly in front Asturias that included former of goal. The imprecisions of both Valencia favourites Jeison Murillo sides was evident in the first half, and Santi Mina in their squad. as few chances were created and the teams went into the changing The following home match was a rooms at the interval in a goalless mouthwatering clash with Atletico stalemate. Madrid. The encounter with the Rojiblancos was a great advert for Betis came out of the traps for the La Liga and a share of the spoils second half more potently than for both teams was a fair result. the home side and should have taken the lead when Fekir stroked Twice the team from the capital his left foot shot against the bar, took the lead through Marcos from close range, when it was Llorente and Thomas Parley easier to score. respectively, but twice they were pegged back by goals from The deadlock was broken on Paulista and Kondogbia. The the hour mark when Gameiro passion, endeavor and effort produced a carbon copy strike shown by the players was evident to that Freuler had produced for throughout the full ninety minutes Atalanta against Los Che the week and if the team can recapture this before. kind of form on their travels, they will win more games than they Relief and ecstasy took over the lose. stadium during the momentary


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celebration after the goal, but still the undercurrent of frustration and trepidation could be felt as the game headed towards its climax and Betis threatened Cillessen’s goal with more frequency. Finally, the nerves were calmed when Parejo added a second with a minute on the clock remaining. Being Valencia, there was even more late drama when Betis substitute Lorenzo Móron reduced the arrears in stoppage time. Valencia clung on in the last seconds to secure the three points. There was a statement by the club that there would be no postmatch conference from them as a precaution against the Corona virus. The Betis manager Rubi did however come out to face the press, probably conscious of the fact that his job was on the line, and a justification for his team’s seven match winless streak was required. Meanwhile, Levante UD fans celebrated what was the highlight of their season to date recently, a single goal victory over Real Madrid at the Ciutat de Valencia.

VALENCIA CF Mestalla stadium, Aragón/Facultats metro, lots of buses incl. 9, 10, 12, 29, 30, 31, 32, 41, 79, 80. Tickets on sale from the stadium, club shop (Pl. Ayuntamiento), VCF website. LEVANTE UD Ciudad de Valencia stadium, 11,70 bus, Machado metro, Estadi del Llevant tram. Tickets available at ground on matchday and in advance from club shop (C/Colón), LUD website.

A stunning left foot connection from the ever reliable Morales flew past Thibaut Courtois late in the game, to leave the league leaders to rue a plethora of missed opportunities early in the contest. A victory against Leganés at home earlier in the month also helped relegation fears; although Levante’s away form is compatible to that of Valencia, so they too need to find a solution on how to pick up points on the road. John Howden

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VIRGINIA DE LA CUADRA GALERA ENGLISH SPEAKING SPANISH LAWYER

VIRGINIA DE LA CUADRA GALERA - ENGLISH SPEAKING SPANISH LAWYER Could you tell us something about your language and legal background? I was due to complete my law degree, specialising in civil and property law, in June 1999, but just a few months before, in January 1999, with just one subject pending on my degree, I decided to go to England. At school and college I had studied French, and as well as wanting an adventure, I wanted to improve my English skills. I knew that if I wanted to be in business, the language I needed to master was English. What was only set to be a couple of months ended up being four years of incredible experiences in the UK, studying the language to a good business level, as well as working and interacting with Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

international companies and teams of people from the UK and across the world. When I returned to Spain, I completed a few courses – however, the law is something that is constantly evolving, so in order to keep up-to-date, it’s a subject I am always studying. What are the services you provide?   As I mentioned I am specialised in civil and property law, which includes conveyancing, self-building, buying off-plan, new-build properties, boundary disputes, construction and structural defects. Basically, we deal with all possible legalities associated with buying or selling property, either as a home, or an investment.

Additionally, some of our clients require assistance with setting up all kinds of businesses, whether that’s bars, restaurants, or online companies, and in order to provide a full service for my clients, we also assist with Family Law matters. For example, I help my clients to draft wills to present to notaries, ensuring their wishes are protected under Spanish law. We handle rental contracts, deposits, trusts, power of attorney and valuations. I am the link between my clients and the professionals they need to deal with; estate agents, relocation companies, banks, surveyors, notaries and anything else in between. I also have two partners – one


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is a specialist in Criminal Law, and the other is a tax specialist. We’re a perfect team as between the three of us; we can offer all the expertise and advice our clients need.   Can you help English-speakers looking to buy property in the Valencia area? I have been helping English-speakers to buy, sell and rent properties for over 15 years now. How time flies! I worked for a private company but even prior to that, I’ve always helped family and friends, both from within Spain and further afield, with rental contracts, accompanying them to the notary on completion of sales, as well as offering advice on how to manage their relationship with their estate agents, which can sometimes prove tricky if estate agents aren’t regulated. As a lawyer, I have a legal obligation and duty of care to protect my clients’ best interests, which makes me a more consistent and reliable person to assist people with property purchases. After a few years, I figured I should do it for a living, especially as my English was superior to many lawyers out there advertising themselves as English-speaking. You’ll find many advertise their English skills as ‘intermediate’ when in fact they are unable to hold a conversation. A good level of communication is vital when discussing the legal matters involved in property transactions. I realised I had all the skills necessary to help people to buy and that’s how my business was born. I love my work – it’s great to help people achieve their dreams of Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

buying a place in the sun. Has Brexit had any noticeable effect on your British clients? Brexit brought a long period of uncertainty, which is one of the worst things for business and for society in general. The British, and the rest of the world, didn’t know what was going to happen, and now that it has gone ahead, we’ve all realised that the world keeps turning! However, despite more barriers, borders (and paperwork!), the British will continue to travel and settle in other countries, because it’s in their blood! One thing I have noticed amongst my clients is that remote working is becoming more popular, and Spain is a fantastic place to do so. Many potential clients have asked me about Brexit, and whether it would affect them, and in what ways if they buy property in Spain. My answer has always been the same – I wish I had a crystal ball to know the answer for sure, but one thing that is certain is that nationality doesn’t affect your right to buy property in Spain. British people always have and always will own properties in Spain. What will be affected is the process of becoming a resident. Previous rules for members of the EU will no longer apply, but individuals are still able to apply to become a resident of Spain, just as those from Canada, South Africa, or China do, for example. I do not foresee any problems with Brits applying for residency. One handy tip for Brits in Valencia seeking advice – if you get an appointment at the police station in Patraix, (C/ Dels Gremis, 6, 46014) there

is a desk set up specifically to help UK citizens with residency matters and they will be treated as EU citizens until 15th March. However, this term could be extended.   Could you tell us about your hobbies and interests outside of work? I practice Tai Chi and have been doing so since I arrived back in Spain in 2002. I read an article about it, and it piqued my interest, and then by chance I went to visit a couple of friends I hadn’t seen for some time and in a rather magical moment, my friend’s mother appeared – or should I say glided into the room with a big smile on her face, just radiating positive energy. She said “I’ve just come from Tai Chi.” I asked her whether she practiced and she told me she was the teacher! And there began my beautiful relationship with her and with Tai Chi. VIRGINIA DE LA CUADRA GALERA ENGLISH SPEAKING SPANISH LAWYER virginia@delacuadragalera.com + (34) 680 438 775   G.V. Marqués del Turia, 20-6 46005 Valencia - SPAIN www.delacuadragalera.com facebook: virginiadelacuadragalera

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VALENCIA MUSIC ELA VIN

ELA VIN 24/7 Valencia:Tell us something about how your interest in music began... Ela Vin: My interest and connection to music goes back to my childhood. I started studying music at the age of nine after trying other disciplines such as dance. The truth is that, despite my young age, my parents always tried to cultivate other interests in their children. The effort and tenacity of my parents, my own, added to the passion for music of my yayo (grandfather) Florentino, which in some way he transmitted to his grandchildren… are the key for me to be able to write words & music today. There are also influences from my grandmother Petra. She was tough and stubborn, like a good Aragonese woman. I remember her always singing to us while she clapped and hit us on the legs to the beat of the song she sang to us. If from my paternal grandfather I inherited the accordion that I keep today and Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia

learned to play, from my maternal grandmother I inherited a gift for vocal melodies, tenderness and sensitivity. Those are my musical origins, which developed over time. I learned to play the accordion, which is rare here in Valencia. I finished my studies at the Professional Conservatory of Music in Valencia, specializing in clarinet. Some years have passed from that moment until this new musical phase.   How do you see Valencia as a city of music? I think it’s a prolific city and a breeding ground for good musicians. As far as the circuit is concerned, perhaps it’s a bit inbred and there are very few places where you can easily play or that regularly. Then there is the issue of censorship of cultural bars that programme concerts and other artistic disciplines and that the ABACU association, fortunately, tries to

reverse. Without these spaces, part of the culture dies for both the sender and the receiver. And at the tip of the ICEBERG of all this, the festivals and the scarce presence of female representation. I also see this on the smaller circuit, and I believe that makes me even more indignant. Explain us something about the concept of your new album ‘Tlazohcamati’ and something about each song… ‘Tlazohcamati’ is a word of Nahuatl origin, an indigenous Mexican language, whose meaning alludes to gratitude in capital letters. It is a conscious “thank you” to the “other” that is sincere and full of love. This beautiful word came to me via a Mexican friend and, through a very strong heart and intuition, ended up being the name of my third work and first LP. This album differs from the previous recordings, first of all, because of the change in production.  It was recorded at the Rio Bravo studios by Xema Fuertes and Cayo Bellveser, who have left their mark both in production and in arrangements and instrumentation. It was a good thing and a luxury to have been able to count on them. They are musicians highly


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song in Medellín in my second great adventure through Latin America during the summer and fall of 2018. Lunática tells a story that is alien to me but close enough to make an impact on me and I want to write about it. A song that has matured over time and I got it to have the depth and emotion that the story it tells deserves. Because it is so personal and foreign, I prefer that -record cover photo by Miguel de la Rubia- each person interprets it in their own way. recognized not only for their musical qualities and aptitudes but also for Déjà vu is the spoilt child of the their class and elegance. I think album (the last song I composed). this can be appreciated very well on Subtle, velvety, delicate, fragile... the the album. An honest and sincere production of this song is exquisite. album both in what it says and how It seems that the song is going to it is said. An organic, pure, clean and fall apart at any moment but it walks direct sound with a leading role in the proudly and elegantly to the end. It voice. A warm voice that caresses represents an emotional closure, a and whispers to you... I think Xema symbolic goodbye full of awareness, captured very well what I wanted tenderness and love to enter another since our first meeting. But it’s one stage. thing to capture it and another to   materialize it song by song. I think Las horas represents the desire for it’s exceptional that he hit the bull’s- a new encounter, the waiting, the eye with each of the songs, which I’ll uncertainty and the certainty that talk about next. sooner or later it will happen. And in   time it happened... In spite of being Danzantes represents a certain a theme that I composed with guitar continuity, more emotional than at the end the accordion ended up anything else, with my previous EP determining the production that that goes by the same name. Los together with the arrangements of Danzantes is a mezcal, the first piano, clarinet and the percussion mezcal that I tried and that would make the theme have a different end up taking me to live one of the character and much more animated most important experiences of my to the original idea. life in Mexico. The fact that the   production of this song has such a Sancti Petri is an old abandoned Latin American touch seems to me fishing village in Chiclana de la more than a coincidence. Frontera, Cádiz, which can be seen   from the Barrosa beach. During one Tú is the Caribbean, the freshness summer I travelled along the coast of and excitement of trying to live the Cadiz to the Portuguese Algarve for moment without too many ties or forty days and forty nights. A song expectations. I just composed this that reflects that moment very well

and whose production is very faithful to the original idea. Valtari is a song but also the sixth studio album by Sigur Rós, which, like other albums by the same artist, was part of my daily soundtrack at one point in my life. I thought it was nice to have it portrayed. ‘Valtari’ represents a moment and a place etched in my memory that is on the coast of Michoacán (Mexico). I think that the whole theme does justice to what is narrated in it.   Ariadna is a song that talks about a triangle in which ‘Ariadna’ is the protagonist. ‘You’ represents the here and now and ‘He’ represents the future and a distant space. A theme with a character as monotonous as it is intentional. Like the spider that weaves and weaves and weaves...   Abans de tu: My first and only theme in Valenciano. Not for anything special but my mother tongue is Spanish. I think that, playing with this song, it’s almost as if the words chose me. This song is about the contradiction, the fear of losing freedom in a confusing relationship that you don’t know if it’s starting or ending.   San Ángel is my favorite place in Mexico City, where I was living for a while. From ‘Danzantes’ to arriving here, many things have happened: musical, vital and emotional. So it should be understood as a journey through different landscapes. I think it’s the best ending the album could have.   Interview by 24/7 Valencia team More information: elavin.bandcamp.com Article © 2020 24/7 Valencia


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